How do I install a .bin. I downloaded a Java plugin needed to run some tests by the isp.

David McGlone d.mcglone at
Thu Jan 22 14:14:04 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 21 January 2009 10:45:54 pm Steven Vollom wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 January 2009 5:03:53 pm Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> > chmod a+x /home/steven/Desktop/jre-6ull-linux-i586.bin
> Dear Matt,
> If you are not yet aware, I got an easy resolution to the problem from a
> man named John.  As a result, I found that the package was already
> installed in my computer.  I have wasted so many peoples time, I am
> heartbroken.
> An ISP suggested I did not have the appropriate package and needed it
> before they could continue to help me, and directed me to a download site
> and the file in question.  I have been struggling ever since.  Nonetheless,
> it did not occur to me to see if it was already in my computer, because I
> was stopped from continued service for not having it.
> I am dedicated to learn the process now anyway, so that the time I have
> taken from the list will not be a complete waste, and so that I will know
> how to avoid repeating the problem in the future when the skill is needed. 
> If you don't want to continue to help, I don't blame you, but this time I
> cut and pasted your input and still did not solve the problem.  Here is the
> result:
> steven at Studio25:~/Desktop$ chmod a+x
> /home/steven/Desktop/jre-6ull-linux-i586.bin chmod: cannot access
> `/home/steven/Desktop/jre-6ull-linux-i586.bin': No such file or directory
> steven at Studio25:~/Desktop$
> With multiple helps from others, I keep getting this same result.  Have I
> provided faulty data?

the problem with this command is you seem to have misspelled the word "full". 
You typed jre-6ull when it should be jre-6full. 
David M.

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