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Questions tagged [binary]

Questions involving binary file format, like the executables among others.

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How can I open a slob file in Ubuntu 16?

I do not need many views possibilities. I just want to convert the slob file in txt. I download one of them in English Wiktionary
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Can't execute a binary file with share folder on virtualBox

I am using virtual box with ubuntu on macOs Mojave. I share a binary (unix executable) from my mac to my VM. It is not working. It is not a simple binary file but I has an extension called binary ...
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How do I create a DMG file on linux Ubuntu for MacOS

I cross compiled a program on linux for MacOS and now I want that MacOS binary to convert to DMG file for MacOS. Is there a way to convert a MacOS binary on Linux (Ubuntu) into DMG file for MacOS?
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What is the best directory to use for my C program?

The problem? I'm currently in the middle of building a simple shell, and I'm confused on where to install it to in a production environment. What I've tried I've thought to put it in the following ...
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Config files and Binary Files

The last answer was quite good to understand what is binary or config file in linux. So question is why do we needed to create a binary file for ls command or other binary config file for linux system....
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Darling binaries

Where can I find pre-built binaries for darling? I do not want to have to build from source. This is not a duplicate, because other answers don't give binaries, they just show how to compile from ...
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Running a SHC encrypted file on other system

long time ago (2-3 years ago) I had a dedicated that had a SHC encrypted shell script (script.sh.x file) And I do have that file til now but not that dedicated, it died long time ago, now I used SHC ...
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Merging non-zero differing bytes in large files

I am trying to a salvage an old scratched DVD by ripping it to ISO. I have two readers and created an ISO from each. Each reader is unable to read certain different bytes of the DVD and replaces them ...
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Overwritten /usr/share/bin. Am I doomed?

I just managed to overwrite /usr/share/bin and it doesn't seem like it's possible to undo. I did this as a root user. Am I doomed?
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Error Whilng installing anything [duplicate]

hey guys im new to this whole linux thing. when i do sudo apt-get update i get this it:1 http://repo.steampowered.com/steam precise InRelease Hit:2 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu ...
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Program works in Ubuntu 17.04 and 17.10 but not in Ubuntu 18.04

I have been using a program called movie thumbnailer (mtn) for many years. Read about the program here: http://moviethumbnail.sourceforge.net/ I have downloaded the following binary: https://...
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How do I resize a Linux filesystem data .bin file?

I have a 2 MB file: root.bin, that is a Linux rev 1.0 ext2 filesystem, and I would like to expand it so that I can put more files in it, but it does not just resize like I thought it would. How do I ...
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Binary diff file

bsdiff uses max(17*n,9*n+m) bytes of memory (where n is the size of the old file and m is the size of the new file) according to http://www.daemonology.net/bsdiff/ Is there a lighter (in terms of ...
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HPC job submission: difference betwee a binary and a script

I am trying to submit a job on an HPC and I am very new to the GSE submission system. Upon submitting a job using a script called script1.bash, I received the following error file. Warning: no ...
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Installing driver

I've been trying to install some intel drivers, but I get an error message. This is the text: alberto@alberto-Inspiron-5558:~$ cd Desktop alberto@alberto-Inspiron-5558:~/Desktop$ chmod a+x ...
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Restoring the script command [duplicate]

I overwrote the binary "script" in the "/usr/bin" directory (ubuntu 16:04), after the script command did not work. Is there a way to restore the binary, so the command works again?
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Cannot execute binary file for ADOM

I wanted to install a roguelike on my Gallium OS system(I believe galliumos is based of off 16.04 Ubuntu) so I installed the game and ran these commands. chmod +x /home/chrx/Documents/adomgraphical/...
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Reading/modifying files in /bin or /usr/bin [duplicate]

When I go to /bin or /usr/bin, I see many formats. For example, in /bin, there are three type of files: Files like bash. Files like less. Files like zgrep. I can open, read or modify the third group(...
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How do I change file headers from the command line?

I have seen and used the GUI hex-editor bless, to modify bitmaps to match a separate file type (form bmp to srf). My question is how to modify file headers programmatically with the command line. What ...
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/usr/bin/updatedb: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error

I am trying to build TensorFlow 1.6. in a Nvidia Jetson TX2, using a script located in: https://github.com/JasonAtNvidia/JetsonTFBuild/blob/master/BuildTensorflow.sh In this script, "updatedb" is ...
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How to open and read SQLite files

I am trying to recover something from Mozilla Firefox history, and grep returns lots of binary files, I think they come from sqlite content. How can I view them in human-readable form, as text? At the ...
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Hexdump output certain labels

I want to output only the code in labels after start (start, loop1, and loop2). $ objdump -d quasilog.o 00000000 <main>: 0: b9 64 00 00 00 mov $0x64,%ecx 00000005 <start&...
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What is reason for automatic file lock symbol or automatic binary file conversion?

A brief description of the problem: Folders in a pendrive got converted to binary or lock symbol appeared on them in ubuntu: (a.) when deleting inner folders (or) (b.) while right click and checking ...
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Default application for opening binary files WITHOUT extension

I want to set Sublime Text Editor as the default app for opening binary files without extension (e.g. log files that are stored without extension). Right-clicking on the file and going to properties ...
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I am missing two binary sources from the 'Other Software' list. Where have these binaries gone and how do I get them back?

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 17.10 (artful) but have found that I am missing two binaries on the 'Other Software' list in the Software and Updates manager. Both the 'important security updates' (main ...
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Any binary editor to open a file in binary form (1 and 0) NOT HEX?

I want to open a binary files in the form of 0s and 1s. I've found several editors on the internet but all of them display hexadecimal not binary.
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Unix philosophy - avoid storing data and programs in binary files [closed]

I am unable to understand the reason behind the following Unix philosophy. From LINFO Website: An important tenet of the Unix philosophy is to avoid storing data and programs in binary files to the ...
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How to perform binary diffing and patching with standard Ubuntu (Debian) tools? [closed]

I have two set of binary files (before and after a certain operation), and I need to perform diffing betwen the sets, and patching on the first set in order to obtain the second set. How can I ...
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Cannot run any files on Ubuntu 16.04: “cannot execute binary file: Exec format error”

I am trying to run a few files that I have used before. When I try to execute, ./desire-cli getblockcount it just gives me the error -bash: ./desire-cli: cannot execute binary file: Exec format ...
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Can't run binary executable from terminal

I am trying to run the binary found at this site http://shaddack.brutowave.com/projects/sw_qr2laser/ I set it to executable and try and run ... laptop@XPS15:~/Downloads$ qr2laser qr2laser: command ...
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How to install 'Nocturn': a pre-built binary app in ubuntu 17.10

I have downloaded the Nocturn app pre-built binary from github. In which directory should I put it so I can run it from dock?
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Terminal speaking in tongues after curl command

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04.3 through the Oracle VirtualBox. I'm trying to install a Python environment Anaconda through the Terminal. Following the instructions on How To Install the Anaconda Python ...
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cannot execute binary file: Exec format error

Previously I was working with hadoop and pig in Ubuntu 14.04. After updating to 16.04 I am unable to run hadoop or pig which as you can see in the screenshot. What can I do to fix it?
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Ubuntu 16.04 Updating issue

Does anyone know what I should do to fix this problem? I recently receive these after I do sudo apt-get update: N: Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-foreign-architecture/Packages' as ...
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Cannot execute binary file: Exec format error

I'm trying to install UE4 on linux. After running setup.sh I run GenerateProjectFiles.sh and get the error in the title. After doing some research I found this means something is incompatible. I did ...
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Execute a binary file [duplicate]

When I want to execute a binary file or program which is named as vtmc.ubu.ifc, I have to use the terminal to go to that bin folder where the program exists and have to execute the program by ./vtmc....
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Making a symlink for a bin file and renaming it to “readme” (w/o extension) gives it text file properties

When I create a symlink for a bin file(on Ubuntu 14.04 or 16.04) and rename it "readme", it shows as a link to text file. Also, when i checked the properties of this file, it says "Link to text/...
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error “ cannot execute binary file”

I have mibconverter file(mibcomp.exe) and it works fine on Ubuntu 12.04 but it has error on 14.04 and upper version(16). I have run on same machine so it is not possibly architecture problem. Error:...
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“JRE Libraries are missing or not compatible” error message

When trying to install SPSS (a statistical analysis package) using sudo ./SPSS_23.0_LNX.bin I get the following: Preparing to install... Extracting the JRE from the installer archive... Unpacking ...
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Cant run binary file although architectures match

I have to run a binary file I have downloaded from here but when I execute: sudo bash getid_linux I get: getid_linux: getid_linux: cannot execute binary file If I run: file getid_linux I get: ...
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Executing a non-package-provided binary on 16.04

I just installed 16.04 LTS on a laptop and wanted to install and execute a binary file compiled on a 14.04 64-bit system. To my dismay, none of my options worked. It didn't matter where I put it, it ...
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Is there a way to install dependencies as a program encounters them?

Recently had a couple of binary programs that came zipped archive (not as a Debian package), but still had dependencies in them (namely dwarf fortress and epsxe) and it feels a chore to go through the ...
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How to use binaries?

I installed SQLite and SQLite3 from the software center. It works, but the SQLite3 version is from 2013. I tried to install the binaries that are available directly from SQLite. I downloaded the "...
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cannot execute binary file: Exec format error - 64bit file/ 64bit os [duplicate]

I'm running a 64-bit Ubuntu virtual machine (virtual box on Mac 10.10) and have installed SDL-dev (I think - the example code[from SDL] compiles ok), but it won't run on the same system. All other ...
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What is a package stanza?

Briefly speaking, how to define a package stanza? It arrives by running dpkg-gencontrol in a package directory: # dpkg-gencontrol dpkg-gencontrol: error: no package ...
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Problem with manually installed files and libraries in /usr/local/

I have trouble with a whole range of manually installed programs and libraries in /usr/local/bin and /usr/local/lib. This also extents to /usr/local/share. One suggested solution is often to ...
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How to run .bin files in 16.04 LTS?

I downloaded GIMPshop from this link and what comes after I unpack the tar.gz is folders and many .bin files Here is my output of ls acinclude.m4.bin etc m4macros aclocal....
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Permanently translate a binary for a different architecture?

I use an ARM machine, so I'm always digging around for this sort of thing. I've been told that qemu translates processor instructions "on the fly". Hewever, on a Raspberry Pi, this is slow and ...
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How do I edit the binary or hexadecimal data of a file in Ubuntu?

Disclaimer: This is not the same as What are some good GUI binary viewers/editors?. How do I edit the binary data of a file in a gedit like editor? Eg: 00001010101010010101 And how do I edit the ...
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Can I use binaries compiled for Scientific Linux on Ubuntu?

Can I use binaries compiled for Scientific Linux on Ubuntu? I need to use library called ROOT in old version (released in 2010), but can't find binaries for Ubuntu.