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I have to fix issues on my filesystem for which I ask for help in this thread: Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Low Disk Space

In order to do this I have to install one "tuxboot-linux-25-64bit" which I download and copy do clean formated (fat32) USB Disk. This file have to download linux ISO file with gparted live cd.

But when I doubleclick this file it not runs program but opens "geany"?? Allow executing file as program is checked under properties (from nautilus).

I would like to make systemdisk with gparted installed so please help.

Ubuntu Gnome 11.10 64bit

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The flash drive is likely mounted noexec.

Copy the file to your home directory , make it executable if needed, and run it as root.

chmod a+x ~/your_file
sudo ./your_file
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In order this system to install propperly it is needed to run this file from target drive. Can I reformat drive or anything else? –  user973238 Jan 6 '12 at 20:35
    
Try unmounting it from nautilus, but do not eject or remove the device. Then mount it as root. sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt -o exec,rw Then run it from /mnt –  bodhi.zazen Jan 6 '12 at 21:10
    
Thank you bodhi.zazen. I successfuly created my boot USB with gparted! –  user973238 Jan 6 '12 at 23:31
    
you are most welcome and more important glad you got it working. –  bodhi.zazen Jan 6 '12 at 23:32
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