Well, I didn't write the install instructions and I think that I answered enough questions to get Freenet running. I wish you good luck (don't like your attitude).
On Wed, 2006-12-27 at 03:06 -0800, oregonrebel at gmail.com wrote: > Forget it! > > Isn't it obvious I"m a basic user (an advanced basic user)?? I don't > even know what you mean by cd into the installation directory. I try > to avoid Terminal whenever possible. As far as I can tell, I correctly > followed the INSTALL instructions, which say: > > Basically, all you need to do is make a directoy for freenet, unpack > the tarball into that directory, change the permissions so that you > can read write and execute as user (non-root) in thet directory and > run the start script using the following commands : > > " > ./bin/1run.sh > ./run.sh start > " > > Then, fire up your favorite web browser and point it to > http://127.0.0.1:8888 : if you get to a freenet page, your freenet > node is up and running. > > AT THIS STAGE THE INSTALL IS DONE > > > That's what I did-created a directory in my software folder and > unpacked the archive. The permissions needed no changing, and then I > pasted the commands into Terminal. Didn't work. > Besides, you still haven't answered my other questions. > > > > > Bouke J. Henstra wrote: > > > Welcome to Darwin! > > > My-Computer:~ Bob$ chmod +x run.sh > > > chmod: run.sh: No such file or directory > > > My-Computer:~ Bob$ ./1run.sh start > > > -bash: ./1run.sh: No such file or directory > > > > > > > > > > All the files from the .tar file ARE on my HD, Location is > > > ~Users/Bob/Backup Items/Software/Freenet/freenet07 > > > > > > > Did you cd into the installation directory? > > > > You are in ~Users/Bob, so this should work: > > > > cd Backup\ Items/ > > cd Software > > cd Freenet > > cd freenet07 > > > > or > > > > cd Backup\ Items/Software/Freenet/freenet07 > > > > Does the command 'chmod' work on your box? > > > > Test this with: chmod --help > > > > It should provide you some information. It should work: > > http://www.hmug.org/man/1/chmod.php > > > > Just try chmod +x run.sh again after changing into the right directory > > (cd). > > > > > > > Also, please answer the other questions I asked: And I'm still > > > unclear about using this-I see alist of "tools", do I need something > > > else to use FN? I want to keep this as simple as possible. > > > > > > > When you've got Freenet running: > > - start your web browser > > - go to http://127.0.0.1:8888 > > > > You've got a working installation when this works. > > > > On version 0.7 you need references (connections with other users). > > Please read "Important note for first time users" at > > http://freenetproject.org/download.html > > > > > > That's all to make it work. > > > > There are some tools, like Frost and Thaw. These are easy to use. Frost > > is something like a news reader and Thaw is something like kazaa. It is > > a good idea to use these two applications. > > > > Please keep in mind that you'll find all kinds of stuff on Freenet. > > Think twice before you view something. There are horrible things that > > you don't like to see. It's a reason why I don't use Freenet anymore. > > > > > > > Also, the FAQs do not say how much storage space must be dedicated to > > > FN. I assume I can choose an external drive? > > > > > > > You are talking about the store-file (it's some kind of swap space). I > > started with 500 M. Last time I configured it using 2 G. > > > > It is possible to use an external drive. > > > > > >