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Old 12-15-2003, 09:21 AM   #1
shariqali
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How to make a bin file executable and install the prgram


Hello everyone,

I posted a little while ago a querry regarding Real one player. I downloaded the following binary file from the real player website, but I do not know how to install this program. Can anyone please guide me. Thank you.

rp8_linux_alpha_rh62_cs1.bin

SA
 
Old 12-15-2003, 09:43 AM   #2
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To make it executable 'chmod u+x <filename>'
To run it './<filename>'

I hate blindly running executables on my system though. I would make sure you know and trust who you got it from and read up on what it is that it's going to do.

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Old 12-15-2003, 10:19 AM   #3
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Thanks John,

I have been trying to install real one player on my computer so that I can listen to streaming internet radio. I downloaded that file from real one player website. However, everytime I try to run it, it says can not execute the bin file. Do you know what is going on. I already did chmod before I tried to run it.

Thanks.
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Old 12-15-2003, 10:30 AM   #4
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Hi,

Hmmmmm, dunno.

Just to eliminate the obvious things, you're running linux on an alpha system, right? Did you try running the binary as root? What does 'ls -l rp8_linux_alpha_rh62_cs1.bin' give you? Also what does 'file rp8_linux_alpha_rh62_cs1.bin' give you?

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Old 12-15-2003, 11:58 AM   #5
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Hi John,

Thanks. I got it to work. The problem was that i had downloaded the wrong file. I needed the RPM, and not the alpha version. Thanks for your help.

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Old 03-29-2006, 10:19 AM   #6
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Hey, I'm having trouble on this... Everytime when I put the chmod command, it appears this way:
root@luigi:~# chmod u+x /home/luigi/Desktop/RealPlayer10GOLD.bin
root@luigi:~#

I'm having trouble to install... Help me, plz...
 
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I guess you're new to the *nix command line. Generally when commands are succesful they don't give any output. So that's basically what's supposed to happen when you do chmod. Try to execute the file with
root@luigi:~# /home/luigi/Desktop/RealPlayer10GOLD.bin
 
  


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