[racket] Installing

From: Vincent St-Amour (stamourv at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Fri Sep 2 14:59:24 EDT 2011

.sh files are shell scripts, you typically run them at the command

To install Racket using a shell script installer:
- open a terminal
- type "sh <path-to-the-.sh-installer>", using the right path to the
  installer (where you downloaded it) and press enter.
- Follow the instructions.


At Thu, 1 Sep 2011 15:16:03 +0200,
Susanna Trollvad wrote:
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> I have downloaded the file for linux (ubuntu) and I'm not sure what to do
> next. I have no idea what format .sh is or how to use it.
> When I simply click on the downloaded file the computer tries opening it in
> a text editor, but fails, and writes the message
> "gedit has not been able to detect the character encoding.
> Please check that you are not trying to open a binary file.
> Select a character encoding from the menu and try again."
> I have tried choosing both of the "character encodings" from the menu but
> none of them work.
> What do I need to do to get the program up and running?
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