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Old 02-09-2005, 05:49 AM   #1
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installing bin files


i have downloaded a couple of files to install but they dont seem to work they .bin files how do u install these many thanks i am using red hat 9 in the graphical user interface
 
Old 02-09-2005, 05:53 AM   #2
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as root try..

sh yourfile.bin
 
Old 02-09-2005, 05:58 AM   #3
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is that in the gui or cosole and how do u go to root
 
Old 02-09-2005, 06:00 AM   #4
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in the console run..

su (to become root)
yourpassword
sh yourfile.bin
 
Old 02-09-2005, 08:10 AM   #5
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cant seem to do it all i get cannot exercute binary file
 
Old 02-09-2005, 09:46 AM   #6
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What's the name of the file? Where did you get it from?
 
Old 02-09-2005, 10:17 AM   #7
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ive downloaded steam.bin and hlds_update.bin and cant seemn to get them to work or install
 
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Make sure the file is executable first.

As root...

chmod 755 yourfile.bin

then try..

./yourfile.bin
 
Old 02-13-2005, 01:46 PM   #9
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that was very helpfull.....thanx linux powered.
 
  


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