>Bye Bye Billy Bob...
>I'm a fairly literate windoz amateur programmer mostly in visual basic. I
>have switched to SuSE 9.2 Pro and am trying to quickly come up to speed
>with Python 2.3.4. I can run three or four line scripts from the command
>line but have not been able to execute a script from a file.
>I have used EMACS and JEDIT to create small test routines. I would right
>click the file and set properties to executable. I would then click the
>icon, the bouncy ball would do its thing then a dialog box would flash on
>the screen for a fraction of a second. I could tell it had a progress bar
>on it but could not catch anything else on it. Then nothing else would
>If I could execute a script the world would once again be my playground...
You will need to include
At the top of your script.