An executable is a program contained in one file. This file is often referred to as an executable because of the Windows extension for executables(.EXE).

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.x86 file not executing

I've tracked down a game named superhot and downloaded zipped Linux version. I unzipped it and there was a directory named SUPERHOT-LINUX_Data and file with extension .x86. I went to properties and ...
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Run Galfit in terminal

I'm trying to run a program called Galfit. I want to be able to just type galfit in the terminal and for it to run (then add switches and commands etc like galfit <input file>) I've tried ...
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How do I mark a file as executable on Xubuntu?

I need to know how to mark a file as executable but the check box is not there.
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How do I mark a file as executable on 13.04? [duplicate]

I just got 13.04 and need to know how to mark a file as executable. So if someone could tell me how that would be great. When I go to permissions the execute thing is not there.
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Is there a vi file editor in ubuntu like in unix?

I was a unix and redhat user, just started to use ubuntu. Is there a vi command to edit files? Is there a change mode command to change a file status to executable?
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Can only open bukkit.sh with Java Web Start

I'm trying to run bukkit.sh file with java 7 runtime. Instead the only application I can associate the bukkit.sh java file is java web start. I've done the basics, installed java7, set the bukkit.sh ...
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Ubuntu still identify .exe application, however I have remove WineHQ

I have remove WineHQ in via terminal completely and other WineHQ configuration. But, Ubuntu still identify .exe application, not likely never install WineHQ before. How to remove all WineHQ programs, ...
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Unable to run executable link

I added a link to the desktop using Nautilus ("Make Link"): me@1234:~/Desktop$ ls -al total 8 drwxr-xr-x 2 alex alex 4096 Sep 8 12:15 . drwxr-xr-x 42 alex alex 4096 Sep 8 00:22 .. lrwxrwxrwx 1 ...
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How to execute this specific python script (attached in the question)

I Have a small net and last 2 weeks i get a lot of disconnections on my wireless stations a friend of mine told me that 90% i get attacked by deauth packets i i researched a bit and found this py ...
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Installing XAMPP

I'm new to linux and I'm trying to install XAMPP I downloaded the file and I cant execute it, I followed the Instruction on http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp-linux.html#374 but when I'm trying ...
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Difference in the behavior of executable depending on where executed

I am trying to run repo from my home directory (/home/jeffrey). The repo binary is in the bin directory under my home directory (/home/jeffrey/bin). The bin directory is in PATH - I understand it ...
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How can I create an executable in Linux (beginner)?

The deal is that I just recently began to use Linux (Lubuntu) and I need some basic knowledge. My brightness on my Packard Bell Dot netbook is always on the highest, and the brightness control buttons ...
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Can't execute scripts on a mounted driver

When I want to execute some programs I get a message which say Permission is denied. The files are allowed to be executed, and I use sudo. example: # ./configure bash: ./configure: Permission denied ...
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Creating an executable on Ubuntu 13

I read several answers saying that if I change the file properties to set the 'Allow execute as program' it will allow me to double click the file and it will launch. Instead, when I try to do that ...
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How can I run .exe files in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have lots of windows programs in .exe because i've changed windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04. Help please
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can't find “allow executing file as program” checkbox

I'm currently trying to run a game on xubuntu that is downloaded as a .jar and to make it work I need to check of a box that says "allow executing file as program" I know where the box should be for ...
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How to launch Tor?

I'm trying to use Tor but the problem is when I click on the tor browser it says it needs an update. I grant permission (Allow executing file as program) to start-tor-browser and i downloaded the ...
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Opening two applications with single click?

I want to open firefox with few websites and eclipse with single click of .sh file. I am trying the following command: eclipse firefox http://localhost/wp3.5.2/ http://localhost/wp2/ They work ...
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Command for opening application using java through terminal?

I downloaded Tomighty(pomodoro app) on my Ubuntu 12.04. Everytime i have to start tomighty, i have to right click on the tomighty's jar file and click on open with sun java 7. is there any command ...
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Executable Windows permission on Samba

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 (though I've had this same problem on 12.10) and am running Samba with some shares set up so I can run some Windows tools (.exes) directly from the shares. Every Windows ...
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How to open this dropbox file in ubuntu 12.04? [closed]

As what title said, how should I open this file? It was a executable(application/x-executable) file. Thank you.
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Permission denied error when compiling fortran code in Netbeans 7.3.1 on ubuntu linux 12.04.2

So I read through a bunch of posting about similar issues, but none of them seemed to fix this problem. I am running netbeans 7.3.1 on ubuntu 12.04.2 x64. I wrote some fortran code and saved it to an ...
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Autorun .EXE files with WINE

I am using WINE to run several Windows-only games that I play. Currently, in order to play the game, I must locate the file in Nautilus, right click, and Open with > WINE. If I lock the .EXE file to ...
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What is the best way to run .EXE files in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

I have heard about programs like Wine that allow Ubuntu users to run .exe files. Which program should I use, and how should I use it?
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Does placing a symbolic link in the path work the same as creating a symbolic link of an executable in the path?

As the title says, I'm about to do an install of an executable. Normally I would either 1. install the executable to somewhere in my path i.e. HOME/bin/ or if that wasn't feasible 2. would add the ...
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Executable file not executing

I cannot run an executable file, and it seems that all permissions, owner, etc. are correct. I don't understand the problem; I hope that someone will find a solution. I'm logged as tux. ...
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My object code cannot be executed

I compile my c code with gcc and it creates an obj code but when I tried to run it it gives cannot execute binary file error how can I solve this problem can you help me? gcc -c ...
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Static linking to a library

I'm trying to run a pre-compiled program from http://cherrypit.princeton.edu/donev/Packing/PackLSD/Instructions.html The pages states that: The executables only link in standard (OpenGL, ...
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How to run .run files in ubuntu [duplicate]

I download a software from http://qt-project.org/downloads and it is .run file and when I want to open that, it says: "There is no application installed for 'executable' files. Do you want to search ...
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Raring doesn't give option to run plain text document

I have a line of code saved in a text file on the desktop. In 12.10 there was a popup that asked me what I wanted to do with the file: Run | Run In Terminal | Edit | Cancel or something similar to ...
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Where do I put java programs (SeleniumRC in my case)

I've downloaded the package. The instruction say to unzip and place in your desired directory. What should that directory be? Nautilus is not letting me paste it into any /opt or /usr folders.
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Why does gedit window open when I double-click a program file, “start-tor-browser”? [duplicate]

When I double-click the file, "start-tor-browser," the only thing that happens is a gedit window opens and displays a ton of programming code. The program does not execute. How to I make ...
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How can I run an extracted .exe in WINE?

I have a program called BridgeM1. It is a front-end for the arcade music emulator M1. I read at the following link ( M1 and .lst files ) that I could use this program in WINE. The problem is I'm not ...
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bash: ./install.sh: Permission denied installing intel fortran 2011

I am trying to install Intel Fortran Composer 2011. When I try to command ./install.sh it gives an error: bash: ./install.sh: Permission denied I tried some ways to get pass this. Tried; sudo ...
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What is the difference between `command` and `./command`?

I found that sometime I use the command to run a command, but sometime I use the ./command to run another command. What is the difference?
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Download executables on Ubuntu

I'm (kind of) new on ubuntu and I'm having a heck of a time figuring out how to download executables. For example, I tried to download Eclipse and a Java environment this morning. On my Windows XP PC, ...
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How to move an EXE file to Wine's fake C: drive

can anyone tell me how I can move a .exe file to Wine's fake C: drive? Thanks!
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Is there any C/C++ Runtime Enviorment for Ubuntu?

I am a C/C++ developer. I would like to run my .exe programs on my computer (which only has Ubuntu on it). I would like to know if there are any C/C++ Runtime Enviroments out there.
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Why does Ubuntu fail to run .exe files? / How do I run .exe? [duplicate]

So, I just built my PC today, and am only using Ubuntu until I get Windows installed (sorry, guys!) But when I go to click on any .exe file, nothing happens. It just sits there. No error message, ...
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How do I create a shortcut and place on the desktop?

I would like to create a shortcut which will cd to a particular directory and then execute a .sh file, thereby opening my application. At the moment I enter the following into the terminal: cd ...
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There is no application installed for executable files

I'm a new Linux user. I bought 1 month ago a 64x Laptop with Windows 8 pre-installed. Using UnetBootin I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and completely removed Windows 8. Now, the new Ubuntu version is a ...
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How to add option to make a file executable in PCManFM's context menu?

Nautilus and Thunar have a such context menu option under Properties/Permissions, but not PCManFM, Lubuntu's default file and desktop manager (at least not yet in the present v. 1.1.). But under ...
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How do I run a executable (application/x-executable) file?

I just downloaded Zodiac (a chem software) for linux and I tried using sudo bash ./Zodiac_linux from the directory where it's installed and I received the error: ./Zodiac_linux: ./Zodiac_linux: ...
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Running executable txt.file in terminal by default

Basically, I have the code I need to run the thread to start my Minecraft server in an executable text file. When I click it, it asks me what I want to do with it: Run In Terminal, Display or just ...
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How to i convert this bat file to install a game with it?

Bat file is following : @echo off uharc x data.uha call restore.bat startw unpack.exe /nh startw inject.exe "streams.wav" startw regsetup.exe del data.uha > nul del uharc.exe > nul del ...
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“No such file or directory”, but the file exists

I copied some files to Ubuntu (running on VirtualBox). Trying to open the said copied files and get an error. I'm not entirely sure how the file directory system works, but I used cp command to copy ...
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How to run Doom3 BFG executable?

I installed Doom3 BFG edition the way it said over here. The whole procedure was carried out as instructed. When I double clicked the executable file, my computer didn’t know how to open it so ...
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How to run ctags?

I've installed exuberant-ctags package, but when I run ctags, etags or exuberant-ctags, I always get command not found. Where can I find executable file to run exuberant-ctags?
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PATH not working even after successfully modifying it

For some reason I am successful in adding new directories to my $PATH but when I run the commands in the terminal the $PATH doesn't summon them. I modified the $PATH in the ~/.bashrc file, and added ...
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Help: cannot install a gz package on Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit

I am a new Ubuntu user. I'm trying to install a package in a file called VNC-Viewer-5.0.3-Linux-x86.gz. I keep having problems. The package is in my folder: ...