Install .sh programs or make a desktop link/Advanced Menu???

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    hbkdinobot

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    Hi I've been able to download some applications that are in the *.sh format once extracted (Edit: contained in a folder with other program files) Most notably LimeWire and Vuze... How do I install these to the program list or at least make desktop icon links to them so I don't have to dig through folders or open terminal to run them?

    Thanks in advance!
     
    hbkdinobot, Dec 20, 2008
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    rbil

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    Something like this should work:

    sudo bash <path to the sh file>/filename.sh

    Cheers.
     
    rbil, Dec 20, 2008
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    hbkdinobot

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    This starts the program up, but does not install it.
     
    hbkdinobot, Dec 21, 2008
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