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Old 10-24-2004, 11:30 PM   #1
Dathmor
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.bin question


Well this is a preatty noob question, but I installed red hat linux 9 last night with gnome terminal, I download half life dedicated server, its a bin file, but when I try to run it (clicking on it) it says no installed viewer capable of displaying the file, so I'm curios how I install the file so I can run a server. thank you in advance to anyone who can answer my question
 
Old 10-25-2004, 12:50 AM   #2
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Check the permissions on the file (right click, then select properties). It's probably not executable. Make it executable then try again.
Or,
From the command-line: cd to the directory that contains the file, then give the command 'chmod +x <filename>' (without quotes), then try again.
 
  


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