installing bin packages

Joep L. Blom jlblom at
Fri Dec 5 10:24:30 UTC 2008

Sameer Shinde schreef:
> Hi All,
> How to install bin packages?
> I want to install oracle java virtual machine on ubuntu which is in .bin format
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here it is again:
you first has to make it executable:
chmod 755 <programname>.bin
then start it by going into the directory and tyPe:
(of course mostly type /.<several letters>TAB(=the Tabkey) to start the 
Standard in linux is to read a programname by typeing a few letters (>1) 
and then press the tab-key.

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