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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Execute without ./ prefix

At my school's Linux cluster, its possible to run executables without the ./ prefix. However, on my home machines, I have to do this. I tried adding the code folder to the PATH via export ...
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Cannot execute files on mounted file systems [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to 'chmod' on an NTFS ( or FAT32 ) partition? Trying to make file executable on USB, but the permission doesn't “stick” I have a fat32 file ...
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Executable not running even after chmod'ing it

I am trying to run a BETA precompiled copy of rcracki, but the problem is when I try to run the executable, it gives an error: root@hosted-by:~/Desktop/rcracki_mt_0.7_beta2_linux_x86_64# ls COPYING ...
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No such file or directory for existing executable

I just upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10 x64 from Ubuntu 11.04 32bit. But I find a really annoying problem. When I drag executable from file explorer to shell, the shell says bash: ...
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How do I install and run a few Windows programs in Ubuntu (& derivatives) with Wine [closed]

Ok I installed Wine in Mint & several other derivatives. I double click on a Windows executable and I get a message about the dangers of running strange executables and a link to a wiki about the ...
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How to run an executable bash script on Kubuntu?

I have recently changed my OS from Ubuntu 11.04 to Kubuntu 10.04 but don't know how to get my executable bash scripts to run on Kubuntu. On Ubuntu all I did was click on the text file and I was given ...
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How to access executable in a seperate partition? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to 'chmod' on an NTFS partition? I have just started using Ubuntu and I have my hard drive set up with an Ubuntu partition, a Windows 7 partition and a much ...
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Double click executable file and nothing happens

I'm trying to install a game for Linux called Myth 2. Autorun doesn't run when I insert the CD. When I double-click or right-click and the select "Open" on the Setup file, a box appears saying that ...
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How do you make the contents of ISOs mounted by the Archive Mounter Executable?

The Archive Mounter feature in recent Ubuntu editions is great: you just use it on any *.iso file and it mounts it as if you'd put a CD in the drive ... well, almost. If you want to just read the ...
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File not marked as executable

I'm trying to install a game that has a two-CD installation, and I get this error message: The file '/media/FREESPACE_1/Setup.exe' is not marked as executable. If this was downloaded or copied ...
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How to run a .exe from MSDN to download the software-fix from Wine? [closed]

I had dual boot of windows 7 and ubuntu 10.10. Unfortunately my windows 7 crashed and I am trying to download the software from msdn using linux. The problem is that i downloaded the exe that they ...
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Setting execute permisions on a mounted image

How do you set execute permissions on a .exe that is on a mounted image (.ISO file)?
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Executable execution path. Does it depends of the place the executable is called from?

as I'm still a new Linux user, I still discover some behaviours and I'm unable to tell if they are "normals" or not. I searched the Internet but as I can't really find an answer I guess it's time to ...
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Installing a GTA 4 with WINE it says I didnt download it [closed]

I have playonlinux and a windows compatibility layer... I tried to install GTA 4 and after the download the icon said I didn't install anything. I made a launcher and it said the same thing. Im ...
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How do I run fckeditor?

I installed fckeditor by using Ubuntu Software Center successfully. But i do not know how can i run it. How can i accomplish my goal if Ubuntu menu does dot contain any link which refers to it ? Where ...
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Can't execute .out files, getting permission denied

I have written a C++ program and complied it to produce a.out file. However, whenever I try to run it, I get Permission Denied. I read that we can use sudo, but I can't quite get it to work. I use ...
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Simple file doesn't run (command not found!)

Here in the screen shot, there is a window and terminal open. I am running on Ubuntu 10.04(kernel 2.6) LTS 64bit LiveCD session, and trying to run testDisk to recover my another formatted ...
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Libraries used by C# executables

I am having a problem when I try to run C# executables (compiled with mono C# compiler at 10.10 server) inside a chroot jail. In order to run the executable inside the jail I need to include the ...
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Wine won't run any .exe programs that are installed on other Drives

whit 10.10 I did't had this problem I was able to run programs from my windows Drive through Wine by just double-clicking or selecting run by Wine, but in 11.04 when I run program this way it says : ...
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How do I mark a file as executable via a GUI?

How do I mark a file as executable using a graphical interface (GUI)?
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Recovering from messed up binfmts configuration

All I'm trying to do is getting a manually installed mono (to /opt/mono-2.10) to run CLI executables without having to specify the interpreter explicitly. Wine is not installed. Ubuntu 10.10. No mono ...
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Why does Ubuntu refuse to execute files from an NTFS partition?

I mount an NTFS partition (where I've got some Linux binaries and scripts alongside with Win32 and data files) with the following fstab line: /dev/sda5 /mnt/dat ntfs-3g ...
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Dependency Walker for ubuntu

Is there a tool like Windows DependencyWalker for Ubuntu ? I would like to see all shared libraries my executable depends on.
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Why am I not able to execute an application created by Qt? Also, I am not able to give execute permissions to it

Why am I not able to execute an application created by Qt? Also, I am not able to give execute permissions to it. When i click "allow executing file as program", it automatically unchecks.
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How do I execute a file from a FAT USB drive?

I'm trying to install a portable app onto my USB drive such that it is compatible with both Ubuntu and Windows (specifically, a program called eToys). Support is already built into the app for both ...
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Trying to make file executable on USB, but the permission doesn't “stick” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to 'chmod' on an NTFS ( or FAT32 ) partition? I'm using LastPass as my password manager, and I use Sesame for multifactor authentication. On Windows this was ...
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What is the difference between ./ and sh to run a script?

I have written a simple script. When I runsh <myscriptname.sh>, i got the correct output, but when I run ./<myscriptname.sh>, I got an error. What is difference between when I do sh and ...
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How can I run an executable from a CD when it doesn't have the executable bit set?

A textbook I'm using came with a CD containing a few supplementary applications. To my pleasant surprise, it appears to include an installer for Linux. The readme file on the CD provides the ...
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How to create deb installer from tarballs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Simplest Debian Packaging Guide? there are several tarballs (e.g. Firefox, Eclipse, Zend Studio and ...) that have executable file within, that easily we can extract ...
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What type of file am I looking for when attempting to add an executable to startup applications?

I know in Windows it's a .EXE, what about Ubuntu? Specifically I removed the startup application hook for Docky and for whatever reason Docky won't add it back in, so I want to add it back in ...
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Where can I find the application executables in the filesystem?

Where are executables for programs stored in Ubuntu? An application (Komodo Edit) is asking me to identify an application to be used as a web browser. I've become used to just entering the ...