[racket] Installing

From: Doug Orleans (dougorleans at gmail.com)
Date: Sat Sep 3 17:04:41 EDT 2011

On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 3:04 PM, John Clements <clements at brinckerhoff.org> wrote:
> On Sep 2, 2011, at 11:59 AM, Vincent St-Amour wrote:
>> .sh files are shell scripts, you typically run them at the command
>> line.
>> 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.
> Also keep in mind that if you want to install it in a public location, you'll need to have the right privileges.  This often involves running the installer as root, e.g.:
> sudo sh <path-to-the-.sh-installer>

It would be good to put these instructions on the download page.

Better yet, package it into a .deb, which, when you double-click on
it, will launch the Ubuntu Software Center and install it.


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