I’m trying to install the Nvidia drivers as well as VMwareTools onto a Linux Virtual Machine I have (Ubuntu 9.04, if it matters). The Nvidia drivers are .run and the VMTools are .rpm.
I’ve tried "sudo sh filename.run" (or .rpm, for the Vmwaretools) but I keep getting the same error message that it "can’t open filename.run".
Can someone explain to me what I’m doing wrong?
I tried what the first poster suggested and kept getting a "cannot open file" error. I went into properties, checked "allow file to be run as executable" (or to that effect) and still cannot run it through terminal. When I doubleclick on the file it begins to install in terminal but stops, saying it needs to be run as root.

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