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You can either,
1/ Put the executable in your path. (Find out your path by typing "echo $PATH)
2/ Put a link to the file in your path. If the executable is /home/username/exefile, then do this,Code:
cd /usr/bin ln -s /home/username/exefile
In both of these cases you will be able to execute the file by just typing exefile from any directory. My preference is always to do number 2.
Oh yeah, both of these options assume the file is actually executable by the user trying to execute it!!Registered Linux user #388328 || Registered LFS user #15880
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- Jan 2005
chmod has nothing to do with it.You need to put dot ie . in your PATH
variable so that every time you issue a command the shell will
also search in your working directory for the executable.Mind you
this is a security risk if you are root but as an ordinary user it's ok.