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Old 10-05-2004, 11:43 PM   #1
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.bin files


Ive never delt with a .bin file and I have just downloaded one from Americas Army (The game) and was wondering how to install it????????
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Old 10-05-2004, 11:47 PM   #2
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do...


"sh file.bin"


it oughta bring an install up.
 
Old 10-06-2004, 12:36 AM   #3
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That worked out awesome!!!!!!!! I ran the command sh armyops210-linux.bin and the install program ran like a dream, had the game up and running in no time!! Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 10-07-2004, 12:04 AM   #4
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That post also worked for me in installing Doom3's .run file that I had to load it into my SuSE box. I am so glad to have such great teachers here to help me learn LINUX. Thank you again
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Old 10-23-2004, 05:08 PM   #5
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sure thing

No problem, man. We linux users have to unite and overcome :-)

Free knowledge makes everyone more intelligent. We can stick together and kill Microsoft.
 
Old 10-30-2004, 04:35 PM   #6
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Oh yes, thank god for free knowledge
 
Old 11-03-2004, 11:50 PM   #7
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well ...
i downloaded this Active X for Netscape but it aint working for me
name of file is


[root@localhost /]# ls
3.txt boot go.bin initrd magic misc root tmp
5.txt dev GOGlobal_UX_RHL90.bin lib magic.cpp opt sbin usr
bin etc home lost+found magic.cpp~ proc tftpboot var
[root@localhost /]# sh GoGlobal_UX_RHL90.bin
GoGlobal_UX_RHL90.bin: GoGlobal_UX_RHL90.bin: No such file or directory


i renamed the file to go.bin and tried
[root@localhost /]# sh go.bin
go.bin: go.bin: cannot execute binary file

another thing if i am running anything in sub folder i always have to come up with complete path no matter even if i am in that specific directory
 
Old 11-04-2004, 08:00 PM   #8
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You could try the other method:

chmod +x GoGlobal_UX_RHL90.bin
./GoGlobal_UX_RHL90.bin

The ./ is important since it tells the shell environment (the command line) that the file to be executed in is the current working directory (ie the 'folder' you're in).
 
Old 11-04-2004, 08:24 PM   #9
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Exactly the doubt i had. The difference between typing sh and sh /. Seems like everyone is learning. Good good good. I typed man sh on a terminal and it didn't find any help files. How come?
 
Old 11-08-2004, 01:14 AM   #10
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Unhappy BIN.File

I have a major problem. I have a game (Cricket 2004). The folder has a large BIN file a small CUE file. I have no idea how to install this game. I have read the communications from the start of this forum but are still unsure how to apply it. I could use all the help i could get.

Please if you know how to Install E-mail me at timbo_9000@hotmail.com or post an answer on this forum

Thaks a million
 
Old 11-08-2004, 02:06 AM   #11
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bin and cue files are images for burning stuff on to CD, like an ISO. In general, .bin on linux doesn't necessarily mean an executable, as long as it is that kind of file, its extension doesn't matter. It's not like windows.
 
Old 11-08-2004, 04:00 AM   #12
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But how do i install???
 
Old 11-08-2004, 04:02 AM   #13
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try mounting it.
 
Old 11-08-2004, 05:52 AM   #14
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Is this a Linux game? Is this a Windows game? A little more information would be really helpful.

As for the 'is this file executable' or not thing... if you type file filename then you will get some very interesting reading!

For example, in my Skype directory, I have the following:
Code:
gsewell@grants:~/files/programmes/source/skype_ver-0_92_0_2$ file *
call_in.wav:       RIFF (little-endian) data, WAVE audio, Microsoft PCM, 8 bit, mono 44100 Hz
icons:             directory
LICENSE:           Non-ISO extended-ASCII English text
README:            ASCII English text
skype:             ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), for GNU/Linux 2.0.30, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), stripped
skype_da.qm:       data
skype_de.qm:       data
skype.desktop:     ASCII text
skype.desktop.old: ASCII text, with CRLF line terminators
skype_el.qm:       data
skype_en.qm:       data
lots of other .qm files... all of which are "data"
Even if I change the skype executable file to a non executable file (using chmod -x skype), it is still listed as an executable. I often use this tool to identify the scripts that should be set to "executable" when they've been extracted from a ZIP file that doesn't retain their flags.

Hope this helps.
 
Old 11-09-2004, 06:37 AM   #15
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i am pretty sure that it is a Windows game
 
  


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