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Re: [XaraXtreme-dev] autopackage

Luke Hart wrote:

Had you changed it attributes to be executable? See http://autopackage.org/docs/howto-install/ for more details.


Alex Bligh wrote:

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).


Er, no. Neil didn't say anything about that. He said, "here's a package tell me what happens". I did.

We can't expect end-users to fiddle around doing that sort of thing, can we? I thought the point was to create a friendly installation method...