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November 13th, 2008, 07:21 PM
hello to everyone

i am trying to run a script (rapidget) (in order to download from rapidshare
i had no problems till i started to do some chmod staff in order to run
openFOAM. Anyway now every time i try to execute the script i get a message:
sh: Can't open rapidget
Moreover i although i can see the contents of the file where i extracted the script in the graphical interface, whenever i type dir to the directory tha the script is extracted, from the terminal, it doesn't seem to have anything inside.

creta@creta-desktop:~$cd rapidshare
creta@creta-desktop:~/rapidshare$ sh rapidget -f down.txt
sh: Can't open rapidget
creta@creta-desktop:~/rapidshare$ dir

the rapidget script has
access:r and w

and i have allowed executing the programm

....and after posting the prblm
found out that i cannot see the contents from the terminal of any directory i create at my desktop

thanks in advance

November 13th, 2008, 10:16 PM
The default directory you're in when you open a terminal is your homedir. The desktop is a subdir of your home directory. To get to your desktop:

~$ xdg-user-dir DESKTOP
~$ cd Desktop
~/Desktop$ ls

If you put the rapidshare folder on your desktop, that should be where you'll find it.

November 14th, 2008, 12:18 AM
thanks a lot geirha!