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January 2nd, 2009, 07:48 AM
Hey I probably have this in the wrong category but, I just recently downloaded PlaneShift (an MMORPG) and installed it on my desktop. (running kubuntu) Its all installed and it has the desktop shortcuts all set up but when I click them, their little icon does its bouncy business next to my mouse and at the bottom taskbar it shows it loading. It keeps bouncing and loading for like 1 minute then just completely stops and is no longer on the taskbar or next to my mouse. How do I get this program running? Please help..:(

January 2nd, 2009, 07:56 AM
open a terminal and type


providing that is the script that starts the game

and it should give an indication why it won't run

January 2nd, 2009, 08:00 AM
I tried that in the terminal and this is what I got

michael@michael-desktop:~$ planeshift
bash: planeshift: command not found

January 2nd, 2009, 08:07 AM
can you right on the icon and then properties and then type and change it to open in terminal.

January 2nd, 2009, 08:12 AM
i right clicked on it and set it to run in terminal, when I did that and clicked back on the program...the black terminal screen came on for like 5 seconds then went off. No text appeared in the terminal and nothing happened.

January 2nd, 2009, 08:31 AM
here is a link

linux is the same for unix

looks like psclient is the script

to execute a script put ./ in front of it

that is a period and foreword slash put it in front of psclient