[Tutor] i can't for the life of me get "#! /usr/bin/env python" or "#!/usr/bin/python" to work

Eric L. Howard ericlhoward at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 20:34:26 CEST 2009

The directory you are sitting in doesn't appear to be in your path...

[ehoward at preacher ~/bin]$ ls macosver
[ehoward at preacher ~/bin]$ macosver
[ehoward at preacher ~/bin]$ echo $PATH


On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 2:21 PM, Jason Willis <chaoticslacker at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi everyone,
> sorry for the rather boring question but i'm having serious issues getting
> my programs to run from the command line without having to type "python"
> in-front of them. I've tried a lot of different variations on the
> #!/usr/bin/ etc. line and have come up with the following every time:
> [root at localhost moonshinerat]# mycode.py
> bash: mycode.py: command not found
> [root at localhost moonshinerat]# mycode
> bash: mycode: command not found
> [root at localhost moonshinerat]#
> I've chmod'ed the program and everything but i still get command not found
> from the shell. The only thing that does work is ./mycode.py but from what i
> understand that's been built into linux itself to work that way...
> please someone let me know what i'm doing wrong here and possibly help??
> thanks!
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