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Installation on Arch Linux with the files from Humble Bundle
Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 8:26 am
I just bought the Humble Introversion Bundle. Unfortunately, I can't seem to find any installation instructions other than the rather sparse readme. Has anyone had success getting it working on Arch? I've found instructions elsewhere in the forums, but they all called for a shell script that isn't in the tarball you get from Humble Bundle. Sorry for likely asking stupid questions, but I'm really lost here.
Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 12:05 pm
You don't "install" that; you just untar it and run darwinia.bin.x86 right where you extracted it.
Posted: Sun Dec 18, 2011 1:25 am
Heh, I feel like a noob. Sorry about that.
But when I try to run darwinia.bin.x86, I get the error
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Failed to execute child process "/home/[my username]/Games/Darwinia/darwinia.bin.x86" (No such file or directory).
Posted: Sun Dec 18, 2011 9:44 am
And that's all you get?
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2011 7:07 pm
Yeah, it's bizarre. Even when I run it in the terminal, that's all I get;
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[me@Gilgamesh Darwinia]$ ls
changes.txt darwinian.png lib main.dat sounds.dat
darwinia.bin.x86 language.dat license.txt readme-linux.txt
[me@Gilgamesh Darwinia]$ ./darwinia.bin.x86
bash: ./darwinia.bin.x86: No such file or directory
I checked the md5 digest, and it's fine. It seems like I'm missing something, but it can't quite tell me what.
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2011 9:19 pm
Could this be a security measure of Arch Linux? Something to protect its users from running downloaded code willy-nilly? Maybe it only allows execution of programs on the PATH? I'm not really familiar enough with Arch to be of any real help now, sorry.
Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:11 pm
Can you try a "ls | cat -e"?
It will add a $ after each filename, maybe there is a space before or after darwinia.bin.x86.