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Shemp
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Linux newbie having trouble installing

Postby Shemp » Wed Dec 28, 2011 12:21 am

I've got a new install of Ubuntu 11.10 32 bit & I can't get the Twonkyserver script file download to run. I have downloaded the file several times, so it's not a damaged file.

When I double-click the file gedit opens with nothing in it's window & just sets there. I have moved to the folder where the file is in the terminal, logged in as root and then typed:

sh twonkymedia-i386-glibc-2.2.5-6.0.38.sh

then hit enter and I get sh: can't open twonkymedia-i386-glibc-2.2.5-6.0.38.sh

Other similar attempts through the terminal normally end up with a “file not found” among other returns.

Also, can I rename this script to something short to help reduce the chances of a syntax error?

I've emailed Twonky support, but haven't heard back from them yet. Can someone please help me get this script run?

Thanks

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DaemonBeetle
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Re: Linux newbie having trouble installing

Postby DaemonBeetle » Wed Dec 28, 2011 10:42 am

The file needs to have the correct permissions:

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chmod +rx twonkymedia*.sh


The run it explicitly from the current directory:

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./twonkymedia-i386-glibc-2.2.5-6.0.38.sh
No longer running Twonky


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