> 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...
> PLEASE HELP.
Open a terminal program like "konsole".
change the directory to where your files are ("cd /path/to/files/").
execute them ("python my-script.py').