Installing LiveCode on Linux

If you are experiencing issues installing LiveCode within a Linux environment the most likely cause of this is that the installer has not had its executable bit set. This lesson will explain how to do this within the Ubuntu Linux environment

Download LiveCode From Your Store Account

Download LiveCode From Your Store Account
Navigate To The Download Directory

Right Click on LiveCode Installer and Select "Properties"

Right Click on LiveCode Installer and Select "Properties"

Set the Executable bit to true

Set the Executable bit to true

To do this, navigate to the "Permissions" tab and check the option "Allow executing files a program".  Press close and you should now be able to double click the LiveCode installer to execute it.

The following stackoverflow post explains how to make any application exectuable via command line-

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/817060/creating-executable-files-in-linux/817522#817522

This is useful for Linux versions that do not have the discussed GUI method.

NB- The installer will not run you are on a 64 bit system with no 32 bit compatibility libraries. Please install these before atempting the above. e.g. For Ubuntu 14.04, the following terminal command will install these libraries-

sudo apt-get install libgtk2.0-0:i386

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