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I downloaded

Qt5 Libary for Linux 64bit

The library format is .run

But if I try to open it, I'll get the following error

sh ./
./ 1: ./ cannot open @8: No such file
./ 1: ./ ELF: not found
./ 1: ./ Syntax error: word unexpected (expecting ")")

and then it produces a garbage file.

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marked as duplicate by Eric Carvalho, karel, chaskes, Warren Hill, Seth Nov 16 '13 at 20:17

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up vote 12 down vote accepted

You have to make the file executable and then simply execute it.

Type the following commands in the terminal:

chmod u+x
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