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I'm an extreme Linux newbie. I dualboot 12.04 Ubuntu on my ARM Samsung Chromebook, and I like it a lot so far. I'm trying to install a .bin file through the terminal, and despite following the guides I've read thus far, it's like the terminal doesn't even hear me???

(precise)akamnis@localhost:~$ cd Downloads
(precise)akamnis@localhost:~/Downloads$ chmod a+x yohoho-0--en-install.bin
(precise)akamnis@localhost:~/Downloads$ sudo ./yohoho-0--en-install.bin
[sudo] password for akamnis:
(precise)akamnis@localhost:~/Downloads$

I've done this a million times, and the terminal always kicks me back to the file path after I enter password.

EDIT: Here is the Pastebin for the code. Everything afterwards is garbled--Gedit says that the characters are invalid. Should be worth noting that it's the third time I've downloaded the file, and the other two downloads are apparently file size = 0 bytes? The file I got this code from, though, lists it as 1.2 MBs.

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How did you get the .bin file? Are you sure it's a Linux program? –  edwin Jul 13 at 22:46
    
I got it here: puzzlepirates.com/download.xhtml The website says that the program is Linux-compatible, and user-created guides tell me run cd Downloads followed by sh yohoho-0--en-install.bin but it returns the same result. The guide says to "hold" enter. I assume that means to run the line, because holding enter just causes (precise)akamnis@localhost:~/Downloads$ to flood the screen. –  Marlin Bates Jul 13 at 22:59
    
Could you add the contents of the file to pastebin.com? Then edit the question and share the link with us. –  edwin Jul 13 at 23:18
    
What do you mean by the contents of the file? I'm not able to open .bin files with the bare bones applications I have right now (at least i dont think so) I only implemented the desktop today. –  Marlin Bates Jul 14 at 0:07
    
Open the text editor app (Gedit). From within Gedit click File -> Open, and try to open the file normally. If the contents are readable (i.e., not garbled), add the contents to a pastebin and add the link to the question. –  edwin Jul 14 at 0:19

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