Made little Perl program, but terminal won't find it?
So I'm just starting out with perl (literally just got the book for learning it yesterday) and one of the exercises, was making this program in text editor in ubuntu:
print "Hello, world!\n";
then I went and saved it and it said I have to identify it as an executionable file or something like that. Here is the full paragraph:
You may also need to do something so that your system knows it’s an executable program (that is, a command). What you’ll do depends upon your system; maybe you
won’t have to do anything more than save the program in a certain place. (Your current
directory will generally be fine.) On Unix systems, you mark a program as being executable using the chmod command, perhaps like this:
$ chmod a+x my_program
I entered that phrase: chmod a+x my_program
((the file was called my program, I named it that))
and terminal gave me this: chmod: cannot access 'my_program' : no such file or directory
and I tried renaming the program with a space and with the underscore, and placing it in different places like my documents, but it just keeps saying no such file or directory. Please help!!!!
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