[odf-discuss] New installer for Linux
Jean Hollis Weber
jeanweber at gmail.com
Sun Dec 17 07:03:09 EST 2006
Daniel Carrera wrote:
> Did you make it executable? This is going to be an issue with any
> self-installer we write, no matter how good it is otherwise. In Linux
> you have to make a program executable intentionally.
Dang! I thought sure I had done that, but apparently I had not
done so. And I definitely forgot to do so on the second machine. :(
I just made it executable on the second machine, and it works
like it should.
>> Strangely, after I had installed the viewer that way, then the
>> next time I clicked on the installer, it did give me the choice
>> of "Run on Terminal" and "Run" as well as "Open in Editor".
> Did you make it executable in between?
I guess I must have. It's the only explanation!
Sorry for wasting your time. I don't know where my brains were
today, but obviously not where they should be. I feel really
stupid. Time for me to go to bed. I hope I'm paying more
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