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Hi could you help me to resolve this error? I'm currently new to ubuntu and I'm trying to run eclipse on my ubuntu.

Failed to execute child process "/home/desktop/Documents/eclipse/eclipse" (Permission denied)

I have created desktop on eclipse using this code

[Desktop Entry] Name=Eclipse
Type=Application
Exec=my eclipse path-
Terminal=false Icon= my eclipse icon path-
Comment=Integrated Development Environment
NoDisplay=false
Categories=Development;IDE;
Name[en]=eclipse.desktop

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It is a permissions error. Open Nautilus and navigate to

/home/desktop/Documents/eclipse/

Then right-click and go to properties. Change the permissions to read, write, and execute. That should work.

  • I couldn't see the execute only read & write. hmmm – Tiborsio_ Jun 23 '15 at 4:31
  • @SaulJacobCadungogLabares You could use chmod. Use the man pages or Google to help. – Simon Quigley Jun 24 '15 at 21:54

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