I have installed Mendeley Desktop (https://www.mendeley.com/download-mendeley-desktop/ubuntu/instructions/) in my computer. It turns out that I can only run the program through the terminal, by
sudo mendeleydesktop . If I try to run it from the dock, or even through the terminal without
sudo, it doesn't run. It stars briefly (0.5 sec) but suddenly it closes.
When I try to run it in this last way, the next message is shown in the terminal:
/usr/bin/../../opt/mendeleydesktop/bin/install-mendeley-link-handler.sh: 56: /usr/bin/../../opt/mendeleydesktop/bin/install-mendeley-link-handler.sh: cannot create /home/jorge/.local/share/applications//mendeleydesktop.desktop: Permission denied QIODevice::setTextModeEnabled (QFile, "/home/jorge/.local/share/data/Mendeley Ltd./Mendeley Desktop/log-2016-11-01.txt"): The device is not open QIODevice::write (QFile, "/home/jorge/.local/share/data/Mendeley Ltd./Mendeley Desktop/log-2016-11-01.txt"): device not open QSslSocket: cannot resolve SSLv2_client_method QSslSocket: cannot resolve SSLv2_server_method Error in finalize query "attempt to write a readonly database" : "BEGIN EXCLUSIVE" Qt WebEngine Plugins directory not found. Trying fallback directory... Plugins as for example video codecs MAY NOT work. Error in finalize query "attempt to write a readonly database" : "BEGIN EXCLUSIVE" Error in open database "unable to open database file" : "/home/jorge/.local/share/data/Mendeley Ltd./Mendeley Desktopfirstname.lastname@example.org/search-index.sqlite" Failed to open search index Error in prepare query "unable to open database file" : "SELECT value FROM UpdateTokens WHERE key = :key" Error in bind value "no statement prepared" Error in execute query "query not prepared" Error in step query "query not active" QObject::disconnect: Unexpected null parameter
It would be extremely helpful if you could tell me how to fix this. I would like to run the program by clicking in the icon.
Thanks in advance.