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Thread: how to run a command in ubuntu terminal

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    Default how to run a command in ubuntu terminal

    hi im trying to run a few commands in a ubuntu terminal the problem is the last command isint executing
    String product=command1+"\n"+command2+"\n"+command3+"\n"+command4+"\n";
    Process child3 = Runtime.getRuntime().exec(product);
    if i copy and paste into a terminal it works untill command4 when i have to hit enter to execute command4 which i think is the problem, i tought \n would run the last command as it does the rest but it doesint.

    any ideas thanks.

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    I would use a ProcessBuilder instead, and then redirect the input and output of the Process so you can see any error messages.
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