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Could someone advise me what the complete command line is to run "sh veetle-0.9.17-linux-install.sh".

I've opened command line and used command line hylton@hylton-laptop:~$ run sh veetle-0.9.17-linux-install.sh (not working) and hylton@hylton-laptop:~$ sh veetle-0.9.17-linux-install.sh (not working).

I guess I am using the command line. Any help?

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It might help to elaborate a bit more on "not working". What happens exactly? –  frabjous Nov 13 '10 at 3:42
    
linux is difficult operating system.. general computer operator cant install the programmes in it ... it must be made more easier for the user. thanks installed ubuntu instead of xp and and failed to install veetle now i missed the champions league 10/11 arcenal vs barcelona... –  user11031 Feb 17 '11 at 22:35
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It depends where you placed the veetle file. If you downloaded it to your desktop, run cd Desktop and then run the sh.

EDIT:The veetle script is already an executable. Do not run as root, veetle recommends against it and it will add complications later. (This happened to me)

Sh is needed to run the command.

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Hi Zachary...inserted cd downloads (in folder it exists), but no luck. –  namkid Nov 13 '10 at 3:32
    
Well what is the return script? What does it say when you enter the sh? –  ZacharyH Nov 13 '10 at 3:38
    
It seems that the command can't find your veetle script the you downloaded. However, sh veetle-0.9.17-linux-install.sh is the correct command. Where did you place the veetle script you downloaded from the site? –  ZacharyH Nov 13 '10 at 3:56
    
The script is in the download directory. –  namkid Nov 13 '10 at 4:04
    
I clicked on the Veetle downloaded file in the download directory. It executes by just keeps on running with out end. –  namkid Nov 13 '10 at 4:06
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Try ./veetle-0.9.17-linux-install.sh with a dot slash ./ at the beginning, or possibly sudo ./veetle-0.9.17-linux-install.sh since things are generally installed as root. (Do not put 'run' or 'sh' at the beginning. That is not needed.) You might need to do chmod a+x veetle-0.9.17-linux-install.sh first if it's not already executable.

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Hi...I tried all of the above(3 options) as suggested, with no success. –  namkid Nov 13 '10 at 3:47
    
hylton@hylton-laptop:~$ ./veetle-0.9.17-linux-install.sh bash: ./veetle-0.9.17-linux-install.sh: No such file or directory hylton@hylton-laptop:~$ sudo ./veetle-0.9.17-linux-install.sh [sudo] password for hylton: sudo: ./veetle-0.9.17-linux-install.sh: command not found hylton@hylton-laptop:~$ chmod a+x veetle-0.9.17-linux-install.sh chmod: cannot access veetle-0.9.17-linux-install.sh': No such file or directory hylton@hylton-laptop:~$ sudo chmod a+x veetle-0.9.17-linux-install.sh chmod: cannot access veetle-0.9.17-linux-install.sh': No such file or directory –  namkid Nov 13 '10 at 3:49
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