[IAEP] [SoaS] [support-gang] SoaS Good News/Bad News
Thomas C Gilliard
satellit at bendbroadband.com
Thu Apr 8 14:04:54 EDT 2010
Caryl Bigenho wrote:
> Hi Lucian and All,
> Thanks for the info. I'm glad I asked. Now that leads to another question. If I wanted to skip the redundant download and open the image-writer-mac file in Terminal from the larger download Tom G. posted (Sugar-Creation-Kit-ver05.iso) how would I do that? I have copies of that download both on my desktop and burned on a DVD.
change your directory in terminal to the location of .iso (ie: cd
(ls command will tell you where you are)
then issue the commands
> P.S. Is there a handy dandy guide to commands for the Mac Terminal anywhere? Sort of an "Idiot's Guide to the Mac Terminal" or "The Mac Terminal for Dummies?"
>> Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2010 12:20:05 +0100
>> From: lucian.branescu at gmail.com
>> To: cbigenho at hotmail.com
>> CC: soas at lists.sugarlabs.org; iaep at lists.sugarlabs.org; support-gang at laptop.org; support-gang at lists.laptop.org
>> Subject: Re: [SoaS] [IAEP] [support-gang] SoaS Good News/Bad News
>> Those are two commands, separated by a semicolon. They could also be
>> done on separate lines (as two commands). cd ~/Downloads navigates to
>> your Downloads folder. You could also use ls to see what's inside.
>> Then the second command does the actual image writing.
>> On 8 April 2010 07:33, Caryl Bigenho <cbigenho at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi James,
>>>> You must not open it that way. You should open Terminal, and type
>>>> cd ~/Downloads; python image-writer-mac.py soas-2-blueberry.iso
>>>> Doing it this way should not cause PythonLauncher to be run. Can you
>>>> please confirm you were trying to open the file in a Finder window?
>>> Right... I was trying to open it in a Finder window. I don't have a lot of
>>> experience with the terminal. Do I type in exactly what you have above
>>> including the ; or is is that a punctuation?
>>> I'll try it tomorrow. It's about midnight here.
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