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Re: [XaraXtreme-dev] autopackage

--On 15 May 2006 09:31 +0100 Phil Martin <phil@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

Doesn't work for me (FC4). I downloaded the package file and saved it to
my desktop. The icon on my desktop shows that my system thinks it's a
shell script (I guess it isn't?). Double-clicking it tries to open it in
gedit and I guess because it's not a shell script, gedit gives this error:

You will no doubt have to set the "executable" bit on it.

	chmod ogua+x <filename>

I'm afraid Linux won't let you download arbitrary files and treat them
as executables without user intervention (as far as I know).