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Old 12-06-2008, 03:42 PM   #1
dauphinfay
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xPlanet to Look Like DesktopEarth


Hi folks. I'm trying to get my gnome background to look like the desktop earth I had under windows. I thoroughly miss that app. Anyway, here is a website that I found that describes how to do that but it involved a perl script. I looked up how to run a perl script but I haven't been able to get it to work at all. Am I missing something?

http://www.jgc.org/blog/2006/02/my-d...o-xplanet.html

http://www.linuxforums.org/programmi..._lesson_1.html



Thanks for any advice or if you point me in the right direction it would be appreciated.
 
Old 12-07-2008, 09:20 AM   #2
secesh
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I think your question is "how do I run a perl script?"

My answer would then be:
Say your script file is /home/user/script.pl

The first line of the script file should be:
Code:
#!/usr/bin/perl
You would run:
Code:
chmod 755 /home/user/script.pl
cd /home/user/
./script.pl
If not, try a "which perl" and update your first line.

Last edited by secesh; 12-07-2008 at 09:21 AM. Reason: fixed typo
 
  


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