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Jan 30, 2010

I have the open source version of Rise of the Triad for linux. If I open rott in a terminal then I go tp the directory where the file is standing and do ./rott.

Now I want to make a shortcut on my desktop and if I putt

Code:
~/Games/rott-1.1.1/rott$ ./rott

in the shortcut then it won't start.

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