Q: howto listen to rael audio in 74-bit edgy?

D. R. Evans doc.evans at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 14:38:00 UTC 2007


On 04/08/07, D. R. Evans <doc.evans at gmail.com> wrote:

> I can't get realplayer to install at all.
>
> I have tried several times, over the course of several weeks, and each
> time I go through the following sequence:
>
> ----
>
> n7dr at compaq-64:/tmp$ ls -al R*
> -rw-r--r-- 1 n7dr n7dr 5802563 2007-08-04 11:02 RealPlayer10GOLD.bin
> n7dr at compaq-64:/tmp$ chmod +x Re*
> n7dr at compaq-64:/tmp$ ./R*bin
> bash: ./RealPlayer10GOLD.bin: No such file or directory
> n7dr at compaq-64:/tmp$ su
> Password:
> root at compaq-64:/tmp# ./R*bin
> bash: ./RealPlayer10GOLD.bin: No such file or directory
> root at compaq-64:/tmp# ls -al *GOLD*
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 n7dr n7dr 5802563 2007-08-04 11:02 RealPlayer10GOLD.bin
> root at compaq-64:/tmp# ./*GOLD*
> bash: ./RealPlayer10GOLD.bin: No such file or directory
> root at compaq-64:/tmp#
>
> ----
>
> So ls can see the file just fine, but for some reason, even though its
> executable bit is set, I don't seem to be able to run it :-(
>

In the interest of bringing (non-)closure to this issue if people
stumble on it with google, I have concluded that there's no way to
work around this. I don't pretend to understand it, but there seems no
way to execute RealPlayer10GOLD.bin on my feisty 64-bit system.




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