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Old 12-09-2005, 12:36 AM   #1
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Cool Help Please how can i run .bin files

I am A New user of linux mandrake
Help Me Please How can i run .bin files as ( Real Player.bin) ?????
Old 12-09-2005, 12:50 AM   #2
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the "./" designates "this folder" instead of the system looking for "file.bin" in it's PATH variable
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You may also need to make the file executable first:

$ chmod +x file.bin

and then do as suggested above.

Old 12-09-2005, 03:19 PM   #4
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Also, in Linux, extensions pretty much never matter. You could have an executable file called foo.bin, foo, foo.txt, etc. and it would still be run as "./<filename>". You could have a text file named bar.txt, bar, bar.exe,, etc. and you can still open and edit it as normal in a text editor. To determine what kind of file you're working with, type "file <filename>"

Cool, huh?


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