How to install .bin files in Linux

How to install .bin files in Linux
How to install .bin files in Linux
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There are two types of.bin files, self-extracting archives and launchable software …

Steps

Install Bin Files in Linux Step 1

Step 1. If the

bin is a self-extracting installer / archive, download the file first and keep it in a safe place just to avoid having to download it again.

Install Bin Files in Linux Step 2

Step 2. Enter the terminal

Install Bin Files in Linux Step 3

Step 3. Switch to Root mode, as follows:

su - (dash is required) and write the root (or "root") password.

Install Bin Files in Linux Step 4

Step 4. If necessary, copy the file

bin in its final output folder - software packages such as the Java Runtime Environment require this. Start by reading the online instructions …

Install Bin Files in Linux Step 5

Step 5. Change the current directory (folder) to the one that contains the file, as follows:

CD / user / folder, for example CD / usr / share.

Install Bin Files in Linux Step 6

Step 6. Give execute permission to the file

bin: chmod + x lefile.bin.

Install Bin Files in Linux Step 7

Step 7. Launch it:

./lefile.bin - the slash point must be put here.

Install Bin Files in Linux Step 8

Step 8. If the

bin is the program itself, chances are the file is compressed, unzip it to the destination file, so is Firefox.

Install Bin Files in Linux Step 9

Step 9. Copy the archive and unzip it to the destination folder, this should create a folder

Install Bin Files in Linux Step 10

Step 10. Go to the folder, locate the program

This is a.bin file, give it execute permission if needed (see step 6).

Install Bin Files in Linux Step 11

Step 11. For convenience, make a shortcut

Right click on the desktop, select the option you need and follow the instructions. An icon should appear.

Warnings

  • Be careful where you put things. Unzipping might overwrite some data you need.
  • If the software needs to be run from anywhere in the system, put it in a central location, / usr / share is a good place.
  • If you are a system administrator, make sure that users avoid doing this… it will mess up the system.
  • Do this as a last resort, try to stick to your Linux distribution directory if possible.

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