How are programs executed in Ubuntu?

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Fri Jan 29 04:07:23 UTC 2016


On 01/28/2016 07:55 PM, David Fletcher wrote:
> On Thu, 2016-01-28 at 19:39 -0600, Jim Byrnes wrote:
>> Running Ubuntu 14.04.
>>
>> I recently started to learn the programing language livecode. I have
>> completed a couple of tutorials and got them to run in the ide.  Then I
>> compiled them as standalone apps. Now I would like to launch the
>> standalone version.
>>
>
> If you make a folder in your home directory called bin (NOT .bin just
> bin) end shift your compiled/linked executable into there, it should run
> from the command line. Works for me with progs I've written in C++ and
> bash scripts.
>
> You can be in the same directory as the program executable and
> type ./executable
>
> Otherwise Ubuntu only executes anything listed in PATH
>
> try
> echo $PATH
> to see what's in there.
>
> Hope I've got all that correct.
>
> dave
>
>
>

Tried this and unfortunately it did not work.

Thanks,  Jim




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