[Newbies] Beginner's List Question
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Mon Jan 26 00:52:44 UTC 2015
On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 7:52 AM, Michael Rice <limitcase at gmail.com> wrote:
> That being said, double-clicking the "squeak.sh" in the extracted all-in-one
> folder should get everything running, or give you error messages that Google
> could help with.
> Double-clicking doesn't work in my Fedora 19 Linux. Must do this instead:
> 1) Find the icon that looks like a terminal; open it to type a command on
> the "command line"
> 2) Go to the Squeak-All-In-One folder using the cd (change directory)
> 2) Type "./squeak.sh &" (omit the quotes) and the enter key
If you can do that shouldn't Fedora 19 Linux let the user double-click
on a shell script in its File-Manager to execute it? It seems Ubuntu
> On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 3:21 AM, Tim Retz <human.shield.117 at gmail.com>
>> The squeak mailing list is happy to help you with problems that have to do
>> with squeak. This assumes you know the basics of how to install/use a
>> program on your computer. While there are basic instructions for Windows and
>> MacOS, there aren't for Linux for a few reasons: both Windows and Mac are
>> very mainstream OS's, and so they have very unified ways of installing
>> things. Also, there is really only 1 or 2 ways to install something on one
>> of those systems. This is not the case with Linux. The Linux way of doing
>> things focuses on the super old school UNIX mentality that the person using
>> the system knows what they're doing better than any program or developer can
>> guess, and so the power, and responsibility, is in your hands.
>> "...or you can just give them the source code, and have them figure it
>> out. Linux users aren't retarded." - a friend of mine giving another friend
>> advice on releasing some software.
>> I mention this because, if you use Linux, it's the user's responsibility
>> to know (or figure out) how to get a piece of software working. Whether you
>> need too look up something using the man pages, or ask a question on your
>> distribution's forums, "How do I get <insert_program_name_here> to run?"
>> isn't really a question for the squeak community if you're on a Linux
>> Pardon my ranting, I'm a little drunk and bored, and saw this message on
>> my phone, thinking "What the hell. *shrug*"
>> That being said, double-clicking the "squeak.sh" in the extracted
>> all-in-one folder should get everything running, or give you error messages
>> that Google could help with.
>> On Jan 24, 2015 11:00 PM, "Kirk Fraser" <overcomer.man at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I finally found the responses to my email that never arrived in my inbox
>>> yet by looking in the Archive. Thanks.
>>> Apparently my question needs to be restated in better jargon. So here
>>> A beginner might want to start Squeak on a Linux machine. The Beginner's
>>> heading has no information for a beginner using Linux. Yet the claim is
>>> Squeak works on both Windows and Linux. So how does a beginner do it?
>>> Casey says take a flying leap and eventually you'll get it.
>>> Bert says there are easy to follow instructions to do it.
>>> Where are these easy to follow instructions for beginners?
>>> Kirk W. Fraser
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