Python scripts wont run - HELP

Damjan gdamjan at
Mon Jul 18 18:23:47 CEST 2005

> 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...

Open a terminal program like "konsole". 
change the directory to where your files are ("cd /path/to/files/").
execute them ("python').


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