IBM T23: no Num-lock and Scroll-lock

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Thu Apr 26 04:09:00 UTC 2007

Donn wrote:
> Are you sure about that? Doesn't making it executable demand that it's either 
> a binary or it has a magic byte and a path to what must execute it?

That's definitely the main purpose of the execute bit.  However, the bit
isn't secret; programs can freely read it and interpret it other ways.

> Perhaps that desktop file will still be opened and obeyed by KDE without being 
> set '+x'?

You're probably right.  For some reason, I thought it is.

Matt Flaschen

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