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Old 09-15-2014, 11:46 AM   #1
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Please help w/ installing Tracker video analysis program (run extention?)


I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an AMD64 laptop. OpenJDK runtime Java 6 is installed.

I'm trying to install the program Tracker, from here:

The installation instructions are here:

I downloaded the 64bit version, a file called
The install instructions are to change the permissions and then in terminal: sudo
I then get "command not recognized". I have no idea how linux is supposed to execute a "run" file.

One thing that I'm not sure about is that for the program: "You must run Tracker in a Java 1.6+ VM." Does this mean that I have to somehow start a virtual machine and then execute the run file from within the VM?

Old 09-15-2014, 12:09 PM   #2
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I got it to work.
I had to type my command in like this: sudo ./

I'm not sure what the significance of the "./" is.


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