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.bin file format

Postby brave heart » Fri Oct 24, 2008 5:08 pm

salaam
kia koi yah bata sakta hai kah .bin format vali file ko kaisay installl kartay hain .
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Postby x2oxen » Sat Oct 25, 2008 9:20 am

Make it executable with command

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chmod a+x filename.bin


Then just run it.

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./filename.bin
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Postby Muhammad Saad » Mon Oct 27, 2008 9:35 pm

And do not forget: If you want a system-wide installation for all users then run the file as root.
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Postby lambda » Wed Oct 29, 2008 5:34 pm

yes, run random software downloaded from the internet as root!
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Postby Muhammad Saad » Thu Oct 30, 2008 3:56 pm

lambda wrote:yes, run random software downloaded from the internet as root!

Why do you think I wrote: "If you want a system-wide installation..."?
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Postby lambda » Thu Oct 30, 2008 4:43 pm

in most cases, you can make the install directory writable by a normal user, and then install the package. you only need to be root to create the install directory and chown it. some packages may ask you to run a chown or chmod command as root during the install.

running anything you've downloaded, even if it's just a configure script in a package, as root -- really bad idea.
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Postby Muhammad Saad » Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:25 pm

lambda wrote:running anything you've downloaded, even if it's just a configure script in a package, as root -- really bad idea.

Yes, I agree. But I do not think that anyone here will be careless enough to install software from unknown sources. :roll:
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Postby lambda » Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:37 pm

is that an attempt at humor?
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