Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 01:39:03 UTC 2010
Tommy Trussell wrote, On 02/17/2010 06:20 PM:
> On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 7:01 AM, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Steve Flynn wrote, On 02/17/2010 04:36 AM:
>>> On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 12:05 AM, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I got the tarball for this version of thunderbird via Google.
>>>> I unpacked it and got this:
>>>> arl at Lucid:~/Desktop/thunderbird/thunderbird$ ls
>>>> But when I tried to run the file run-mozilla.sh, which is a
>>>> program to set up thunderbird 3.0, it fails to run.
>>> You don't list the files with any file permsisions so we can't tell
>>> from the output not do you give any indication of any error messages
>>> from your attempts to run the shell script, but is the run-mozilla.sh
>>> script executable?
>> Come to think of it I didn't check that.
>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 karl karl 10450 2010-01-11 11:02 run-mozilla.sh
>> Dummy is me. All the tarball files belong to me, karl. I will
>> fix this and they will all belong to root I think, but will
>> check what thunderbird 2.00 has for owners.
> files do NOT have to be owned by root to be executable -- they need
> the executable bit set.
> in the listing you showed, the executable bit IS set (that's what the
> x's mean), so the shell script should run.
It did but it sent to the owners of Ubuntu email saying I am
going on Vacation and stop sending emails. I had to fix that
and the new system is on hold until I can get this fixed.
I used the shell script fedora which does work fine. Tomorrow
I will try and fix the problems. But they are many and serious.
Hate the Democrat's
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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