[RC5] Linux

Jeff Palmer scorpio at drkshdw.org
Fri Apr 19 17:11:59 EDT 2002


Chances are the client is not in your systems PATH  (man path)   ry using cd
to get to the directory where the client is,  then try   ./dnetc or
./dnetc -config  (notice the leading dot slash)


Jeff

----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg Lobring" <cantona08 at yahoo.com>
To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Friday, April 19, 2002 1:23 PM
Subject: Re: [RC5] Linux


> --- Marco Tedaldi <marco at tedaldi.net> wrote:
> > On Fri, 19 Apr 2002 05:20:04 -0700 (PDT), Greg
> > Lobring wrote:
> > If you did all like you told and all is right... it
> > should
> > work...
> > but now let's find the bug together:
> >
> > what command did you use to untar the file?
> > what files did you get?
> > what comand did you use to start the client?
> > what's happening, if you want to start it?
> > (error-messages?)
>
>
> Lycoris is known to be a very "windows-like" version
> of Linux, meaning at least that it uses a GUI that is
> similar. So I downloaded the client from the web, and
> it showed up as a zipped file (tar file, whatever) on
> the screen.
>
> I clicked it, and it showed me the files inside. There
> was a Docs folder full ot text files, a dnetc file
> (which Linux told me was an executable) and a file
> called dnetc.1, which I dont know what it was.
>
> I previously downloaded a buff-in.rc5 file.
>
> So all these files are in the same directory now. The
> dnetc executable has a cool little gear icon. I
> clicked on it to start it up, and nothing happens. I
> look under the processes running on the system, and
> its not there. I was expecting the first-time user
> set-up screen that I normally get with a windows based
> client.
>
> I opened up a shell, and changed directory to the
> folder, and saw the dnetc executable there. When I
> type it in to run it "dnetc", it said it couldn't find
> the file, even though the ls command showed it was
> there.
>
> So thats where I am now.
>
> Thanks for the help. Hopefully, after messing around
> with Linux for a couple months, it will get easier.
>
>
> Greg
>
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