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I downloaded something off the internet for my ubu12.04x86 and whenever i cd to that directory and try ./mono is gives me

bash: ./mono: No such file or directory

mono is a type of .net->deb container for aplications allowing some programs to run on linux that were made for windows

also even though i have set Allow executing file as program, when i double click it doesnt ask me whether to display cancel run or runterminal option


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Can you cd to that folder and run ls -l? – minerz029 Nov 19 '13 at 23:04
Have you installed mono? – Braiam Nov 19 '13 at 23:13
after ls -l it gives me the files, one of wich is: "-rwxrwxrwx 1 thenok thenok 2629092 Sep 14 2010 mono" – Then Enok Nov 20 '13 at 10:14
i have tried to install mono, but that doesnt change the fact that i need to run this script not the program from ubuntu software center – Then Enok Nov 20 '13 at 10:24

Either mono is not in that directory or it is not executable. If it is not in that directory, use either of these commands to find it:

whereis mono

updatedb; locate mono

If it is in that directory, run:

chmod +x ./mono

and try again.

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whereis mono -> "mono: " – Then Enok Nov 20 '13 at 10:16
updatedb; locate mono -> shows a lot of files and folder, most are "/usr/share/icons/ubuntu-mono-light/*" – Then Enok Nov 20 '13 at 10:17
did i forgot to mention that i already chmod-ed it? ; chmod gave no error, but running it afterwards proved the same no such file – Then Enok Nov 20 '13 at 10:19

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