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Old 06-01-2006
writing a program

i have written a very simple program in the vi editor, how do i now make it an executable file?
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Old 06-01-2006
chmod +x filename

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Old 06-01-2006
then what do i do

how do i run the program then, like i say, i am very new to this
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Old 06-01-2006
at the prompt and if you are in the current directory do the following

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