[RC5] Linux

Dean Morrell dmorrell at auntvi.com
Fri Apr 19 17:37:11 EDT 2002


I have noticed on a default install of SUSE 7.x and maybe Mandrake 8.* that it denies programs on the desktop to execute.  If this is in your Desktop 
directory, that may be the cause.

At 10:23 4/19/2002 -0700, you wrote:

>--- 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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