Questions involving binary file format, like the executables among others.

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How do I edit the binary or hexadecimal data of a file in Ubuntu?

Disclaimer: This is not the same as What are some good GUI binary viewers/editors?. How do I edit the binary data of a file in a gedit like editor? Eg: 00001010101010010101 And how do I edit the ...
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Trouble running binary file [duplicate]

I just want to run a binary file, but when i try to do his using my terminal,its acting weird and i can't figure out what's the problem. rohan@rohan:~$ cd Desktop/ rohan@rohan:~/Desktop$ ls chal ...
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Can I use binaries compiled for Scientific Linux on Ubuntu?

Can I use binaries compiled for Scientific Linux on Ubuntu? I need to use library called ROOT in old version (released in 2010), but can't find binaries for Ubuntu.
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How to transfer c and python code binary to bin

I have created a project in c and python for that i have created lot of files in both languages when compilation done it create single a.out for all c files and the c file calls to *.pyfiles from a....
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UBUNTU 14.04 not reading Blu-ray data disks correctly

I have a few Bluray disks (50GB) with archived data files on them. To Ubuntu 14.04, all files in the top directory appear with their names and "binary file" type, but nothing more. I cannot access ...
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/home/$USER always load with unknown binary files

My personnal folder is full of unknown files : newzzzcworl, newzzzcwpaa.... When I open it, my computer load during a very long time. Software like Matlab doesn't work when I looking for files in ...
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binary file in /var/spool/cron/crontabs?

I have a backup disk image of an old computer (it ran Ubuntu 12 LTS IIRC) that experienced a motherboard crash. Recently I wanted to retrieve a particular crontab command I had running on that ...
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Exporting elf meta information from mc viewer

When I open elf file in midnight commander's viewer, I see a lot of useful information. Is there any way to export it to text file? (Maybe midnight commander to get this meta information uses some ...
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Problem installing bin file

I need to install .bin file on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS RaspberryPi, but I cannot do it with the commands: chmod and ./file.bin. Actually, I´ve read quite a lot about this, but could not find anything like ...
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What are source, binary files, signatures and packages?

What do each one of them hold and what is difference between them? I encounter various links where they ask to download binary, source, signatures, or package.
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How can I change my wireless card's regulatory domain (Dbm higher than 30)?

For educational purposes we are trying to change the wireless devices txpower higher than domain regulations per country... To operate outside of specific bands or power levels, we know you have to ...
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extracting zip files change them into HTML instead binary format

i have a problem with some stata.dta files that i can not open in Ubuntu 14.04. Files are in zipped folder and after extraction they get HTML format instead of binary. Why does this happen? How can i ...
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Change apt-get update binary [duplicate]

I'm trying to run sudo apt-get update in my terminal. But i got this error Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/vivid/InRelease Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i368/...
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How to create Ubuntu package from binary file? [duplicate]

I have downloaded sqlite source and encryption extension for sqlite "See". After that I added support for encryption into sqlite3.c, I created binary file which has enabled encryption. Command which ...
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“[: Binary: unexpected operator” message when updating rkhunter definitions on 15.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 from 15.04 I have noticed that upon running the command: sudo rkhunter --update That I get this output: [ Rootkit Hunter version 1.4.2 ] Checking rkhunter ...
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Editor to open binary files?

I have a binary file called qkey - when I try to open it with gedit, I get an error telling me that the file is in an unknown format. Is this due to possible encryption? (it is a game stats file ...
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Difference between 'google-chrome-stable' and 'google-chrome' binaries

There are two binaries in my /usr/bin directory, google-chrome and google-chrome-stable. I wonder if both belongs to the same package. $ ls /usr/bin/ | grep google google-chrome google-chrome-stable ...
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What are the steps to install Natron on Ubuntu?

At first I tried to install from the official sources, Natron was not there, so I searched for a PPA and I did not find Natron. Now I read something about binaries and an install script, it did not ...
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cannot execute binary file: Exec format error [duplicate]

i´m new in ubuntu and i´m trying to install a program created by one of my professors, but when i try to start it, the terminal send me the message: bash: ../bin/cidre.exe: cannot execute binary file:...
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Problem with adding path using zsh

I added a directory modifying ~/.profile and adding export PATH=$PATH:/home/...etc etc. But I realized that using zsh terminal I couldn't use the recently installed binary until I logged out from zsh. ...
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binfmt-detector-cli from mono-runtime does not recognize x64 executables?

On 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, I can apparently run "x86" exe files, but not "x64" ones. If I use monodevelop to build the x86 configuration of a project, resulting in x86/test.exe, I can run it with ....
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Problem With Running ADT Eclipse In Ubuntu

I have downloaded adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20140321.then,i unziped it with Terminal in /home/username/Documents/Software/Programming.in the Eclipse folder,there is an executable file called Eclipse. ...
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why Ubuntu 15.04 is using old binaries? [duplicate]

I just noticed that Ubuntu 15.04 is using bsd version of column command and its very old i.e. its from 2004. But on arch linux the column command is of util-linux is updated on 2014. So I have two ...
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Esterel Compiling in Ubuntu 64 bit

The latest version of esterel is available only in 32 bit. Installed it in 64 bit ubuntu. When compiling esterl to C. I haven't get any errors. esterel -simul foo.strl cc -c foo.c While running: ...
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Execute binary inside symbolic link

I'm trying to execute a binary installer inside a folder, that is a Symbolic Link to another partition. The partition is a LVM logical volume, mapped through /etc/fstab like: /dev/mapper/slow--vg-...
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Can ghex show raw hex bytes on /dev/sdb?

I wanted to look into raw bytes in my /dev/sdb, so I called the ghex like this: sudo ghex /dev/sdb& and got an empty window plus errors in the command line window: (ghex:4871): Gtk-CRITICAL **:...
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Checksum of system binaries changed

This morning I received several OSSEC notifications about changed integrity checksums. Affected files are /bin/mv, /bin/dir, /bin/pwd, /bin/chrgrp and about 50 similar binaries from /bin and /usr/bin. ...
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System cannot run binary file - “no such file or directory”

My problem is that my Ubuntu 14.04 can't run executable files even if they exist. I have arm-none-eabi toolchain downloaded and I wanted to run some executable files with ./ but terminal says "no such ...
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Can an sh (or index file) be used in CCC profiles instead of the binary?

I am trying to set custom graphical options in AMD Catalyst Control Center for a specific program. There is a single sh file that launches it but there are 4 completely different binaries (not ...
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Where is the main Firefox binary?

I want to optimize my graphical experience with multiple plug-ins on Firefox (Specifically CFX) but for that to work, I need to specify the binary of Firefox so that the driver could force the ...
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Running Questasim in Ubuntu

I tried to install Questasim 10.2 in Ubuntu 14.4 32 bit.Everything was ok.But when I tried to run the Questasim it is showing an error bash: ./vsim: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error ...
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how to make a static binary of coreutils?

I'm trying to make a static binary of rm, so I tried compiling coreutils with configure; make SHARED=0 CC='gcc -static'; make install but I keep running into errors. First make complains about ...
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How to get the list of binutils available in my system?

I want to know the list of binary tools available in my system.where are these binutils located?
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Cannot execute binary file

I am new to Ubuntu and I'm trying to install Popcorn Time. I downloaded 32 bit version and tried to install it but that's where the problem started showing. I double clicked the executable file and ...
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Include Binary Files in DEB package

I need to build a DEB package from mainly Node.js Javascript files, but it should include some binary files as well. They are listed inside debian/source/include-binaries. Otherwise I get the error ...
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What is the difference between an NVIDIA legacy binary proprietary driver and a binary only proprietary driver?

What is the difference between an NVIDIA legacy binary proprietary driver and a binary only proprietary driver?
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Understand format of the parameters in binary file [closed]

I have a binary file which in it there are some parameters stored as binary, for example : x , y , z , u ,p1 , p2 ,.. up to 12 parameters. I used "Ghex" to show it, Ghex shows some hexadecimal ...
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/usr/bin/file from Ubuntu 32-bit ARM

I want "file" binary which is usually located at /usr/bin/ . I want it from 32-bit ARM. I got only 64-bit ubuntu installed on my computer. Can someone please upload me that binary? thanks in advance
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Which is the location of “file” command?

When we check the file type, we use file command to do it. I guess that file command is a binary. So, I look in bin folder for it, which I didn't find. The question is if it's a binary, where is that ...
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should I move /bin and /lib folders that's inside a program to /usr/local/?

I've downloaded intellij idea IDE from their website. I've putted it inside /usr/local/bin and then configured my PATH var and the program work correctly. the program folder has these two folders ...
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How do I start the game Quintet?

I downloaded the linux version of the game Quintet on a machine with Ubuntu 13.10, but now I don't know how to start the program. The main file is simply named Quintet.x86. Double clicking does ...
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What is the easiest way to remake the deleted binary file of package?

I just went through this question and was wondering whether there was a better way to re-create the binary of an installed package, which got deleted somehow. I know I can reinstall the application, ...
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What is difference between binary and source file?

I want to install special software on Ubuntu. In it's installation guide has been mentioned I must seperate binary and source files from each other. What does it mean? How can I do that? I should ...
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Launch Sublime Text 2 from terminal [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and is trying to configure my environment so i can launch Sublime Text 2 directly from the terminal. I followed the solution on this post but no luck so far. These are steps I did (...
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How can I install gem5?

I was helping my friend installing gem5 simulator on Linux for thesis work. I know Linux a little bit. Somehow I managed to install that simulator on my laptop with Ubuntu 12.04, but when I tried to ...
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indicator-messages binary location

Where is the indicator-messages binary located or from which package is the binary for the Indicator where Evolution and Empathy messages are shown? dpkg -L indicator-messages | grep bin shows me ...
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using Geany IDE on Ubuntu

I am new to Linux, I would like to try image processing using C. I am planning to use Geany. My questions are: Can Geany compile these programs? Can I convert the same to a binary file to load it ...
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Where to install a program? [duplicate]

I want to download and run this, http://labs.bittorrent.com/experiments/sync.html But I'm not 100% sure where to run it from. I've downloaded it to my DOWNLOADS folder in my home directly but I've ...
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Package Repository for ARM32

Is there a repository of .deb packages for 32-bit ARM architecture. I'm having issues compiling several gnome packages and I'd rather acquire the binaries directly.
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ATI Raedon 68e1 Binary drivers not working in Ubuntu 10.04

I was using the amdcccle to set the graphical settings provided by the ATI graphics card, both fglrx and fglrx-amdcccle was installed by default. Then I followed the ubuntu community i.e https://...