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Mon Jun 25 09:25:57 BST 2007
--- Ian Whitfield <whitfield at federalsaints.net> wrote:
> Hi all - Me again (as I said still lots to learn... Wish the book I
> ordered would arrive!!!)
> Can someone help out with the syntax in a terminal? I want to try
> test run a Windows program I use under Linux as the Linux equiv is
> missing one key feature I need. So I have loaded Wine to do this.
> Looking up how Wine works I can find no way of running directly
> from the
> CD so I created a folder and copied the contents of the CD to this
> folder. I understand I now have to open a Terminal, CD to the
> folder and
> run the EXE.
> I can see the folder and it's path (/Home/Ian/Max Folder) in Konq
> but in
> the terminal window I can only CD to Home! Whatever I try it says
> such folder". I have tried every variation of Syntax I can think
> Why can I see it but not CD to it???
> Thanks as always
I'm not at all familiar with WINE. My guess would be because of the
name "Max Folder" with the space in it. Try:
ls -l |less
Check if Max Folder shows up. If it does, then check permissions.
When entering commands, watch the capitalization. In Linux this
makes a big difference.
There are Bash guides in PDF format available on the internet. I
don't remember where I got them but try FSF and Debian.
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