Hi Travis, On Wednesday 09 May 2012 13:43:21 Travis Bachelder wrote: > Oops forgot to change the subject. > > I'm trying to figure out how to download and install Neotools. When I go > the this link http://users.on.net/~antisol/neotool. It goes to what look > like the code? > > I read somewhere that I can copy this to Gedit and use some terminal > commands to install it. > > Am I missing something?
You are not missing something, but as I recall from a previous post, you are new to using Ubuntu/Linux. If you come from MS Windows, I guess you are familiar with .bat batch files. The page you see at ~antisol/neotool is comparable to a batch script (with the difference of being more powerful etc, fill in Linux marketing ;-) ). To "install" you can follow (at least) two paths: - open the page in your web browser, copy the text and paste it in a text file, or - use the command line: wget http://users.on.net/~antisol/neotool The second will get the file and put it in your current directory. To use the script, it has to be executable. Use "chmod + x filename" to add (+) execution rights (x) to the file. You would type at the command prompt "chmod +x neotool" , for example. After that, to run: ./neotool (or whatever name you gave it). It has some dependencies, which you probably installed after reading the wiki. The whole chat with your computer could look like (it's a bit of an artists impression, but should give you an idea): traba@rig:~/$ sudo apt-get install bash zenity which awk [sudo] password for traba: .... traba@rig:~/$ wget http://users.on.net/~antisol/neotool --2012-05-09 21:25:56-- http://users.on.net/~antisol/neotool Resolving users.on.net (users.on.net)... 188.8.131.52 Connecting to users.on.net (users.on.net)|184.108.40.206|:80... connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK Length: 25024 (24K) [text/plain] Saving to: `neotool' 100%[===================================================>] 25,024 35.0K/s in 0.7s 2012-05-09 21:25:58 (35.0 KB/s) - `neotool' saved [25024/25024] traba@rig:~/neo$ chmod +x neotool traba@rig:~/$ sudo ./neotool NeoTool v1.3, By Dale Maggee. (C) 2008. GNU GPLv3 Licensed. traba@rig:~/Downloads/pms-1.52.1$ Here it will give you a dialog box with options to flash your Neo, as shown on the wiki. In case of problems, you got the mailinglist at your disposal ;-) Good luck and have lots of fun with your Freerunner! Boudewijn
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