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ive downloaded and installed ET version 2.55 on my fedora, now im trying 2 update it but it loads nothing! ive logged in as root and tried it again but ...
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    Why cant i update my ET?


    ive downloaded and installed ET version 2.55 on my fedora, now im trying 2 update it but it loads nothing! ive logged in as root and tried it again but im still getting
    /bin/sh: line 1: /usr/local/games/enemy-territory/et-linux-2.56-update-2.x86.run: Permission denied

    from the console...

    can any1 help me?

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    Looks like Enemy Territory was installed in the /usr/local/games directory on your PC. Regular users cannot modify files outside of their home directory, so in order to run the updater you'll need to be logged in as root user.
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    Re: Why cant i update my ET?

    Quote Originally Posted by Defunk
    ... ive logged in as root and tried it again but im still getting
    /bin/sh: line 1: /usr/local/games/enemy-territory/et-linux-2.56-update-2.x86.run: Permission denied

    from the console...

    can any1 help me?

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    Re: Why cant i update my ET?

    Quote Originally Posted by Defunk
    ive logged in as root and tried it again but im still getting
    /bin/sh: line 1: /usr/local/games/enemy-territory/et-linux-2.56-update-2.x86.run: Permission denied

    from the console...

    can any1 help me?
    You may need to make the file executable by typing:

    Code:
    chmod +x et-linux-2.56-update-2.x86.run
    Then run it with the command:

    Code:
    sh et-linux-2.56-update-2.x86.run
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    Re: Why cant i update my ET?

    Quote Originally Posted by techieMoe
    Quote Originally Posted by Defunk
    ive logged in as root and tried it again but im still getting
    /bin/sh: line 1: /usr/local/games/enemy-territory/et-linux-2.56-update-2.x86.run: Permission denied

    from the console...

    can any1 help me?
    You may need to make the file executable by typing:

    Code:
    chmod +x et-linux-2.56-update-2.x86.run
    Then run it with the command:

    Code:
    sh et-linux-2.56-update-2.x86.run
    thx m8

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    actualy all he has to do in add his user to the games group with this command
    Code:
    gpasswd -a <user_name> games
    without the <>
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    I know this has been solved, but I had the problem, and here's how I installed it.

    1) Opened aterm
    2) su
    3) password
    4) chmod +x et-**.run
    5) ./et-**.run

    If the .run file isn't in your users home directory, then you'll need to change to the respective directory before step 4

    Command completed!

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