[ubuntu-users] Command not found

John Sampson jrs.idx at ntlworld.com
Mon Mar 5 10:03:28 UTC 2012


On the Ubuntu 11.10 desktop I can see a directory "downloads" but 
anything I try in
the shell in an effort to reach it results in 'No such file or directory".

There is no manual entry for "cd".

I'll stick to Windows.

Regards

_John Sampson_

On 03/03/2012 21:58, Ric Moore wrote:
> On 03/03/2012 04:34 PM, John Sampson wrote:
>> Hello -
>>
>> I am new to Ubuntu, being a Windows user. I am accustomed to
>> running batch files by typing their names in a shell. When I try
>> this in Ubuntu 11.10 there is a 'command not found' error.
>
> To run the script in the present working directory just type
> ./filename
> ...if it's runnable, it'll go. Enjoy Linux! I haven't used Windows 
> since 3.1 nor do I miss it. :) Ric
>
>
>





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