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

John Hubbard ender8282 at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 22 15:36:39 UTC 2009


David McGlone wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 January 2009 10:45:54 pm Steven Vollom wrote:
>   
>>
>> 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$
>>     
>
> the problem with this command is you seem to have misspelled the word "full". 
> You typed jre-6ull when it should be jre-6full. 
>   
Thanks for pointing that out David. The binary that he wants to install 
is for the java runtime environment version 6 update 11. This becomes 
truncated to jre-6u11. Note the number 1 not the letter l. I think that 
this is part of Steven's problem. My suggestion would be for him to type
 > chmod a+x ~/Des[press the tab key] (this will auto complete Desktop 
and then finish...
 > chmod a+x ~/Desktop/jre[press the tab key] (to auto complete the binary)
 > chmod a+x ~/Desktop/jre-6u11-linux-i586.bin (then press enter.)

-- 
-john

To be or not to be, that is the question
                2b || !2b
(0b10)*(0b1100010) || !(0b10)*(0b1100010)
        0b11000100 || !0b11000100
        0b11000100 || 0b00111011
               0b11111111
        255, that is the answer.






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