How do you run a file in ubuntu?

I am working on an open source program called OCSInventory.  I am unable to run the file from terminal.  I'm not sure if I have unzipped it correctly or I'm missing a LAMP component.  Please advise.
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVEConnect With a Mentor Topic Advisor Commented:
The file should be executable, to check that try:

sh ./

If that does not work, can you post the error you get?
Fiducial_ITAuthor Commented:
the file is called
savoneConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Change into the directory where you download the file, then:

chmod +x

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sh -x
Fiducial_ITAuthor Commented:
the error is 'No such file or directory' when typing chmod +x
'Can't open /' when typing sh ./
I extracted the .tar file in the GUI and it downloaded it to the desktop folder.
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
You have to change to the directory where you've extracted the tar file. Be sure that you're in the folder where is placed. You can also open that sub-folder on the desktop and see if the file is there.
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