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cheater1034 09-17-2004 05:00 PM

executing binary problems.
 
I got 2 new softwares that won't work , I got realPlayer10GOLD.bin , and i also got, Win4Lin 5.0, which uses, win4lin-installer,

1. when I type sh win4lin-installer it says (cannot execute binary file

2. when i type sh realPlayer10GOLD.bin it says the exact same thing as above ^

3. When I type ./win4lin-installer it says, Permission Denied (when I'm root)

4. when i type ./realPlayer10GOLD.bin it says the same thing as #3, though I'm root

I'm using gentoo, and i dont know the problem, is there a package needed to be emerged? or something, please help.

m_yates 09-17-2004 05:26 PM

Do you know if the files are executable? You can make them executable with:
Code:

chmod a+x <filename>
Then if you run ./whatever it should run I think.

cheater1034 09-18-2004 12:08 PM

whoops, thanks, that worked :) , i should of knew how to do that


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