On 29 Ŧ 2012, at 02:07 , Panagiotis Atmatzidis <atma / convalesco.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> On 27 Ŧ 2012, at 18:58 , Hassan Schroeder <hassan.schroeder / gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 8:24 AM, Panagiotis Atmatzidis
>> <atma / convalesco.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> You changed the "permissions" of the file but didn't make the file "executable".
>> 
>> Uh, no; 755 *is* executable mode for user/group/world. Something else
>> has gotten messed up in the file in question. Really, this is so basic:
>> 
>> 08:48 /tmp $ cat > example.rb
>> #!/usr/bin/env ruby
>> 
>> puts "hello"
>> 08:48 /tmp $ ./example.rb
>> bash: ./example.rb: Permission denied
>> 08:48 /tmp $ ruby ./example.rb
>> hello
>> 08:48 /tmp $ chmod 755 example.rb
>> 08:48 /tmp $ ./example.rb
>> hello
>> 08:48 /tmp $
> 
> Yeah you're right. My bad, I'll die and go to hell for that. 
> 
> However you don't even need 755, 600 is enough to make it exec.

No it's not, you actually *need* 700 .. oh my ... :-( I need to spent some time in cli.
pays back! ... (2 secs)

> 
>> 
>>>> Also, is there anyway to change the "kaye@kaye-R439-R478" ? It's
>>>> probably a Ubuntu question but what the heck....
>>> 
>>> gksudo gedit /etc/hostname
>> 
>> Seriously, you would suggest someone change their *hostname*
>> just to have different prompt text?
> 
> I didn't *suggest* that. I did not suggest anything for that matter. > 
> I just answered a very straight forward question.
> 
>> 
>> When it can be configured to show actual *useful* information like
>> the directory you're in or which git branch is checked out?
> 
> So according to you a user that doesn't know how to change his hostname
> will be able to use oh-my-zsh-like prompts and git/mercurial/svn/cvs/whatever???
> 
>> 
>> And to the OP - yes, it's an Ubuntu/shell question, and you should
>> make time to learn about working in a command-line environment;
>> it will be effort well-spent.
>> 
>> -- 
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>> twitter: @hassan
>> 
> 
> 
> Panagiotis (atmosx) Atmatzidis
> 
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