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Old 07-28-2003, 12:44 AM   #1
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.BIN and .CUE files?

Hello everyone,

I am obviously a , so I need help. I have downloaded some . BIN and .CUE files that came with no executable file. All I have figured out is that I need this Linux thing. Could you please tell me how to install those?

Thanks in advance,
Old 07-28-2003, 01:09 AM   #2
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Also, I might add, I have no software, but am fairly quick with computers, and if you can, no very technical terms please.

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In linux, pretty much ANY filename can be an executable. The idea of all executables ending in .exe is a Windows idea and you'll have to discard it if you are working in linux.

If the files you downloaded are potentially executable you have to give them permission to be executable first. You do that with the chmod command like this:

chmod +x filename

If you need more details, try man chmod which is the manual for the chmod command.

Once you've given the file permission to be executable, you can simply run it by typing the filename. If you are in the same directory as the file you need to type ./filename. Note that the ./ is important.
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