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How do I change the attributes of a file to make it executable??...
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- 01-14-2005 #1
make a file executable
How do I change the attributes of a file to make it executable??
- 01-14-2005 #2
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Use the chmod command. The attributes are read/write/execute for root/user/group with the values being 4-2-1,4-2-1,4-2-1. To give everyone execute only access to a file, you'd
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- 01-14-2005 #3
also you can useCode:
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- 01-15-2005 #4
That works for files like the java and limewire installer.
For instance, you type:
chmod +x limewirelinux.bin