[Chimera-users] need help to run chimera 1.2304-linux.exe

Greg Couch gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Mon Mar 26 11:07:53 PDT 2007

On Sat, 24 Mar 2007, ±è¼Ò¿¬ wrote:

> Dear chimera users, I downloaded chimera-1.2304-linux.exe from UCSF
> chimera homepage but could not make it run. The chimera program looks
> like self-extractable in xp. I couldn't find any clue to start in linux
> although I looked up several instruction web pages. Please tell me how it
> works! Thank you. Sincerely, Soyoun

The problem is that when a Linux web browser downloads the chimera 
installer, it doesn't make it executable, you have to do that by hand.
So, the trick is to make the file executable by giving the following shell 

 	chmod +x chimera-1.2304-linux.exe

Then you can run it to install chimera:


Please let me know if this answered your question,

 	Greg Couch
 	UCSF Computer Graphics Lab

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