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Old 11-19-2003, 06:15 PM   #1
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cant seem to run amsn

I know the program is installed, but when I type in the terminal (thats the same thing as command prompt right?) amsn nothing happens. Can someone help me plz?
Old 11-19-2003, 06:19 PM   #2
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got it

Well, I asked this question before and was told to type amsn in the command prompt which didnt work. When I typed the full directory in it came up. Did I just misunderstand the advice or is there an easier way to run a program rather than searching for the full name of the directory?
Old 11-19-2003, 11:08 PM   #3
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If your in the directory amsn is in you can type


or as root

ln -s path_to_amsn /bin/amsn

This places a symbolic link in the /bin directory which is in you PATH. Now you can type
from anywhere in the filesystem or add an entry in your windowmanager's menu.


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