What are you trying to do ?? /bin is usually reserved for programs that belong to the OS and need to be executed during boot time ... It's not something you should mess around with unless you know what you do.gerj wrote:How do I move a bin file from my desktop to the '/BIN' directory?
sudo mv /path/to/file/that/shouldnt/need/2/be/installed/this/way /usr/bin
/bin is usually reserved for programs that belong to the OS and need to be executed during boot time ...
In the future: Please add such info right away, OK?gerj wrote: What I did was download Real Player for Linux
You mean a filename such as RealPlayer-Basic-Linux-v4.bin ...?gerj wrote: and it downloads as a bin
Because you probably configured your browser to download everything automatically onto your desktop? This can be configured in the "Preferences" menugerj wrote: and goes to my desktop.
I imagine there are pretty clear installation instructions on the real.com web site? And I am sure there was a README file somewhere somehow?gerj wrote: So, where does it go? How do I run it?
Your assumptions are wrong. You should at least read this before touching your filesystem manually: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fhsgerj wrote: I'm assuming it goes in the /bin directory.
Done.gerj wrote: Please tell me if I'm doing something wrong.
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