Python scripts wont run - HELP

rbt rbt at athop1.ath.vt.edu
Mon Jul 18 19:53:08 CEST 2005


On Mon, 2005-07-18 at 17:22 +0100, John Abel wrote:
> windozbloz wrote:
> 
> >Bye Bye Billy Bob...
> >
> >Hello All,
> >I'm a fairly literate windoz amateur programmer mostly in visual basic. I
> >have switched to SuSE 9.2 Pro and am trying to quickly come up to speed
> >with Python 2.3.4.  I can run three or four line scripts from the command
> >line but have not been able to execute a script from a file.  
> >
> >I have used EMACS and JEDIT to create small test routines.  I would right
> >click the file and set properties to executable.  I would then click the
> >icon, the bouncy ball would do its thing then a dialog box would flash on
> >the screen for a fraction of a second.  I could tell it had a progress bar
> >on it but could not catch anything else on it.  Then nothing else would
> >happen.
> >
> >If I could execute a script the world would once again be my playground...
> >PLEASE HELP.
> >
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> You will need to include
> 
> #!/usr/bin/python
> 
> At the top of your script.
> 
> HTH
> 
> J

Or, better yet:

#!/usr/bin/env python

;)




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