>> 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
>> 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').
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU
It now works from the command line like you said. Shouldn't I also be able
to 'click' an icon that has been set to executable and launch the whole
process that way?
LINUX protects me from the GATES of hell !!!