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Thanks for the instructions. I'll check out the cd etc. online, no worries.
Will post my results once I get it working and churn out a few words.

Eugene

2010/10/28 Arthaey Angosii <[log in to unmask]>

> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 4:38 PM, Eugene Oh <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Okay, I don't know programming at all but am interested in trying out
> > Arthaey's script. I downloaded it but it can only open as a text file on
> my
> > Mac OS X Leopard. Not sure how/whether I should be installing this other
> > Rails thing—or in fact where I should even install it from.
>
> You need to install Ruby on your Mac (Rails is built on top of Ruby
> for building web sites -- you don't need all of that just to run my
> script).
>
> There are installation instructions here:
> http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/downloads/
>
> However, for OS X Leopard, you should already have Ruby installed by
> default. Granted, it's version 1.8.6 instead of 1.8.7, but I don't
> expect the differences to be important for the script. Try this:
>
> 1) Launch Terminal
> 2) Type "ruby --version" and hit enter. Does it say "1.8.6" or
> "1.8.7"? If so, continue...
> 3) Use "cd" to move into the directory where you've saved
> flavored_word_generator.rb. Your wordlist.txt file should be in the
> same directory. *
> 4) Type "ruby flavored_word_generator.rb wordlist.txt" and hit enter.
>
> * If you don't know how to use cd to change directories or cp to copy
> your wordlist file into the same directory as the script, I'll have to
> explain some more basic stuff to ya. Let me know.
>
>
> --
> AA
>