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Old 04-04-2004, 11:24 AM   #1
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script question

I made a script
Eterm --borderless --buttonbar 0 --trans --scrollbar 0 --geometry 80x30+60+100 -f white -c grey
I saved the file to /usr/bin and called it eterm
then I did
chmod 755 /usr/bin/eterm
I forgot to put in
it is still working properly, should it be?
Old 04-04-2004, 11:30 AM   #2
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Are you launching the script from a Bash shell? In this case, Bash is already running, so maybe it just assumes the task of being the interpreter. I'm just guessing here, as usual.
If you make a menu item for "eterm" in your window manager, does it still run properly?

Another option is putting those settings in .Xdefaults or as an alias in saves having additional files floating around.

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Old 04-04-2004, 11:39 AM   #3
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I appreciate your guesses. It works if I run it from a bashshell or if I use the run command in the gui. It probably would have been a better idea to make the change in my .bashrc profile. I think i will take that advice.

Still curious as to why that runs without the #!/bin/sh(your guess might be correct)


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