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I can't drag Unix Executables to the dock like I can with other executables. Is there another way to put them there?

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You can use Platypus http://www.sveinbjorn.org/platypus to build a MacOSX compatable program which calls a bash script/executable.

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Platypus is nice. An alternative is to create an Applescript application with a do shell script command.

Here's the relevant apple technote: http://developer.apple.com/mac/library/technotes/tn2002/tn2065.html

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