The program GATE_calc requires the contents of folder Calc. I have succeeded in adding the path of the executable GATE_calc so that i may execute the program directly from terminal.

I have two issues now,

  1. I am able to run the program only as superuser. I'd like to know how to run the program as a normal user. (I had installed the program as root) while running as normal user i get "command not found" error.

  2. I am not able to view the contents of the program when called from terminal. It is only possible to execute if i call the program from the program directory.

Any solutions to these issues ?

Outputs while running the program :

These are the list of files in the program directory GATE_calculator-master :

 praphult@praphult-pc:/opt/GATE_calculator-master$ ls

 Browser.pro     CMakeFiles  GATE_calc

 GATE_calculator_build  Makefile  ui_widget.h  widget.u 

 Calc      cmake_install.cmake     GATE_calc_automoc.cpp

 License   moc_widget.cpp  widget.cpp   win_depends.md

 CMakeCache.txt  CMakeLists.txt       GATE_Calc.png          

 main.cpp               README.md       widget.h
  • Adjust your folder/file rights, e.g. add a group called calc or something add your user and give this group r-w-x rights respectivly to the files required. Or just change the ownership of your /opt/Gate_calculator-master with sudo chown <username> -R /opt/Gate_calculator-master – Ziazis Jun 28 '17 at 8:01
  • Is there a specific reason why you need this calculator? If you need a scientific calculator: sudo apt-get install galculator – koni_raid Jun 28 '17 at 8:08
  • @konrad Yes. Its the calculator used for GATE examination. GATE is engineering aptitude test conducted in India. – praphult Jun 28 '17 at 14:45
  • @Ziazis I did that but still when executing command in terminal its giving "GATE_calc : command not found" error. – praphult Jun 28 '17 at 14:58
  • Issue 1: You get command not found, because the program (GATE_calc) is not in your path; to get a list of your paths execute: env | grep PATH Issue 2: The program expects that you call the program within the folder, so it is a design fault. – koni_raid Jun 29 '17 at 8:21

Software Developer has resolved the issues! See https://github.com/samadritakarmakar/GATE_calculator/issues/1

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