[racket] Installing on Ubuntu, "command not found"

From: Todd O'Bryan (toddobryan at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Jan 26 14:20:16 EST 2011

You might try installing it from the PPA that Jon Rafkind set up:

Information page: https://launchpad.net/~plt/+archive/racket

I saw something similar and the problem was that I was running 64-bit
Ubuntu and the script installs 32-bit binaries, so I needed to install
the 32-bit compatibility libraries. I think they're called
lib-32-something, but can't remember exactly.


On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 1:03 PM, Don Blaheta <dblaheta at monm.edu> wrote:
> I just tried running the Ubuntu installation script (is that new?) and
> while it seems to have put everything in the right places, I'm getting a
> "command not found" error when I actually go to run it:
>  church /home/dblaheta -1-> which racket
>  /usr/local/bin/racket
>  church /home/dblaheta -2-> racket
>  racket: Command not found.
>  church /home/dblaheta -3-> /usr/local/bin/racket
>  /usr/local/bin/racket: Command not found.
>  church /home/dblaheta -4-> /usr/local/racket-5.0.2/bin/racket
>  /usr/local/racket-5.0.2/bin/racket: Command not found.
>  church /home/dblaheta -10-> ls -l /usr/local/bin/racket
>  lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 34 2011-01-26 11:44 /usr/local/bin/racket -> /usr/local/racket-5.0.2/bin/racket
>  church /home/dblaheta -11-> ls -l /usr/local/racket-5.0.2/bin/racket
>  -rwxrwxr-x 1 root root 2530282 2010-11-06 20:36 /usr/local/racket-5.0.2/bin/racket
> Everything appears to be chmodded correctly, and the /usr/local/bin
> links are pointed to the correct place, and my PATH is fine.  (I also
> saw this behaviour when installing to /usr/local/racket/, so that's not
> it either.)  I am running Ubuntu 10.04.1 (Lucid), not Jaunty, but I
> wouldn't have thought that would cause an incompatibility.  I'm actually
> a bit stumped on where to look next---has anyone seen a problem like this?
> --
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