How to start SH script from CD/DVD using mouse double click?

Markus Schönhaber ubuntu-users at
Mon Apr 26 11:16:23 UTC 2010

26.04.2010 12:55, Roland Turcan:

> We have our application on CD where people by double click on
> file  install  it. But in Ubuntu 10.04 Gnome shows the content of file
> instead of executing it. Ubuntu 9.04 executes it after a request.

One can tell Nautilus what to do by checking the corresponding option under
Edit/Preferences/Behaviour/Executable Text Files

> How  to  execute  that  script  not  to  have to explain to all of new
> customers,  that  the  only  way  is  to  go  to terminal and use some
> commands,...
> BTW: This change of behavior is purpose or just a bug?

I haven't noticed any change in the default behaviour in Lucid. So,
maybe that change is on purpose of the user.


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