how to open .sh filetypes?

DooBall

Where's your head at?
im trying to d0wnload limeware for X, but the files come in .sh files...

my system doesnt knw how to open it (some script program opens it, and doesnt work)

any advice?
 

endian

Dis Member
.sh files are probably shell scripts and need to be executed from the command line. Open terminal, cd to the directory containing the scripts and type ./(name).sh

If it's an install script you may need to be root to run it, in which case do something like

sudo /usr/bin/sh (name).sh
 

endian

Dis Member
whoops, sh is in /bin/sh (i wrote the above post at work)
 
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