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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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How to run a executable in GPU(NVIDIA)?

I want to run a Game executable file in GPU but instead it runs on CPU. How to run it in GPU? *The game is not installed. It is a folder where I run the executable FILE. os- pop!-os (gnome) cpu - amd ...
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How to run executable .sh file by double-clicking it in Zorin OS 17 / Ubuntu 23.10? [closed]

I want an sh bash file on my desktop that I can run by double clicking it, but my attempts to search for answers to this problem are outdated. There is no option in Nautilus preferences, dconf-editor, ...
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Wine - Getting odd errors when running Desktop View

Recently I re-installed Wine and am working on installing some old games. The game installed and runs, but I noticed that in the terminal I get the following: 00a0:err:rpc:I_RpcReceive we got fault ...
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I'm trying to install Lindo API For my Laptop (Ubuntu 20.04) but get stuck after exporting the tar.gz file

After exporting the tar.gz file, there is one file named runlindo, which tyoe is executable (application/x-executable) yet it won't run. In addition, the readme from the developer doesnt give ...
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Binary files not being generated

When I try to compile a c, c++, or fortran code no binaries are generated and no errors are thrown by the compilers neither. This seems to be independent of the compiler. For example, below I try to ...
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How do I open an executable from files in Ubuntu 22?

I have a few executables compiled with g++. Some are simple hello world programs with sleep statements, others are large projects with GUIs etc. Running the executables from terminal using ./{...
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Cannot execute .sh file

I am having an issue making a file executable. The file is gatewaystart.sh. I have unzipped a downloaded folder containing the specified file, into /opt/ibc using the command sudo unzip ~/Downloads/...
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cant run executable (application/x-executable) [duplicate]

I am a new Ubuntu user and I want to stream my system sound on my phone via usb. I downloaded soundwire which is a program that allows us to do this. I tested it on my other linux distro and was able ...
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Self build executable can only be executed via context menu "run as a program"

I am using Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS I have created an executable using pyinstaller and copied it to the desktop. The problem is that it does not open when double-clicked. However, if you open the desktop as ...
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Converting PowerShell (.ps1) script to Windows Executable (.EXE) on Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS

I have a PowerShell script file (.ps1) that I need to convert into a Windows Executable file (.EXE). Here is a sample PowerShell script: # This is a sample PowerShell script # Define a variable $...
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How to run a powershell script to generate exe in ubuntu with ps2exe package

How to make powershell script to generate exe in ubuntu with ps2exe package. My script is working fine in Windows OS but the same script not working in Ubuntu. I need to run this script in Ubuntu ...
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setfacl operation not permited if I set rwx

I have a deploy pipeline which runs under the deployment user. Pipeline need to set up permissions for some directories for www-data group. So I wrote this command: setfacl -R -dm g:www-data:rwx /var/...
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Permission on the main folder isn't reflected on the sub folders

I have assigned a folder(MF) to a group (ENG). This group has read, wright and execute permissions to the folder MF. However, MF has sub folders in it. Some sub folders do not list the ENG group to ...
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Ubuntu Studo 22.10 Autostart not starting "desktop entries" and specifies opening executables with executables

In System Settings "Startup and Shutdown" Autostart "application properties" file type application /x-desktop the "Open With" field lists executables for opening desktop ...
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Tlauncher wont open

I installed TLauncher , it worked well but when I close it I can't open it again and when i try to open with openjdk it says that it's not marked as executable :( pliz help and when I only click on it ...
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Pass an array to a bash function, syntax error: "(" unexpected

I am trying to pass an array as an input for a different bash file. The main file is: #!/bin/bash arr=( "$@" ) path=`pwd` cd ${arr[0]} read -p "Enter number of videous: " ...
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how to install gv50m.exe onto ubuntu 22.04 and run the program using wine-stable

The .exe is a installation file for a gps tracker management and update software, i cant seem to figure out how to do it. Please let me know what system information is needed (and how to obtain such ...
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Using GTK4 to build a small window app [closed]

Once the small program is compiled, I run it by double clicking the executable in Nautilus. When I have a second but completely different windowed app and double click on it while the first windowed ...
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Are binary executables portable? [closed]

Consider I have a binary executable file (like ffmpeg). Can I just copy that file to another machine running Ubuntu for using it? Will it just work or might it face problems?
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Pyinstaller giving error

I am trying to deploy our python service into our test server, but I am facing an issue. We are doing development on Rock Pi S board (yocto image OS) which has Python 3.7 and we accidentally developed ...
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Can't run executable(s) located in /run

I had created a program which runs completely fine in /home/me/go/src/health-monitoring-api and /home/me/health-monitoring-api directories. But when I copied it to /run i.e. when the executable is in /...
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Can't open .AppImages even after setting it to executable?

I've tried allowing execution in properties and opening through terminal but nothing works. Specifically, I'm trying to install Linar Client for minecraft. I've tried launching through the desktop, ...
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Weird symbols while trying to move the cursor in text written in console

i am new to Ubuntu. I was running a c++ executable but i encountered this problem, the program asks for a written input but when i try to move the cursor with the arrow keys through the thing i wrote, ...
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Executable-text-files Option missing on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS / GNOME 42.0

SH files should be executed when double-clicking, instead of being opened in a Text Editor, e.g. Gedit. One can assumingly change this behavior through option "Executable Text Files" in ...
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Cannot locate executable through symbolic link

I'm new to Linux/Mac OS in it's entirety, but I've learned a lot the last few days. My NativeScript app builds using the python command, but my system only has python3 installed. That is all fine, and ...
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How to execute multiple executable together

I want to execute the below shown executable together using the .sh file. I am trying as shown below.But this executing one after another. Please guide me the changes I should make to execute them ...
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How to install JetBrains ToolBox in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS?

I downloaded the zipped folder for the ToolBox app from JetBrains' official site. After extracting the folder, I clicked multiple times on the ToolBox executable app, but nothing happened on the ...
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Atom Flatpak using sandboxed runtimes and executables in package settings

I'm using the flatpak version of Atom. I want to install a linting package for PHP, so that code errors are easier to spot. However it requires access to the php binary. Now since this is a Flatpak, ...
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give a program owner file access as well as user file access

I have an executable (created from python code) which I need it to access a file created by me as well as a file created by the person who runs the executable. I am not allowed to change the ...
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Python package works on the command line but cannot be found in a script

Basically from the title and the image below, I have installed pyserial and it works in the Python terminal but not in a script. I have done pip3 install pyserial, and have also tried pip install ...
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How to remove execute from a folder with subfolders

I have a bunch of *.mp3 in a folder with several subfolders. They are currently -rwxrwxrwx 1 I would like these .mp3's to be changed to: -rw-rw-r-- 1 There is nothing in these folders that need to ...
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Unreal 4 compiled successfully but UE4Editor file doesn't exist

I have Ubuntu 20.04 on a desktop with an old i7 CPU and 16 GiB of RAM. Here are the commands I ran to compile Unreal 4.27: ./Setup.sh ./GenerateProjectFiles.sh make -j 4 make -j 4 ShaderCompileWorker ...
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Icon does not appear in the desktop files in /usr/share/applications

Im using Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS Im trying to add some shortcuts to desktop. When I go to /usr/share/applications I see a lot of files, but none of them are with picture icons. Where are all the ...
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How to make Python file run by double-clicking on it in Ubuntu 20.04?

I make a game in Python with the turtle module but I want to make it executable by double clicking on it. I follow these steps: My Python file has #!/usr/bin/env python3 on top. I created a file ...
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How to create a .desktop to a C program? [closed]

So I'm trying to execute a C terminal program just by double clicking it. I'm trying to do that through a .desktop file The desktop file has permission to execute as a file and it's in my desktop. ...
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Couldn't Display [program] -- No application installed for "shared library" files

I think the problem is -- to Ubuntu, it doesn't seem that some of the files are executable at all or rather it doesn't know its file to type. The Files Manager due to which instead of showing the ...
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How to convert .jar file to .exe file? [closed]

I'm creating a Java program, and I need to test it on Windows. I know how to convert a .jar file to a .exe file on Windows, but the only Windows computer I know of is not mine. My friend will let me ...
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I've downloaded the zipball for ActivityWatch. How do I make a shortcut in the desktop?

The main exe, aw-qt, comes with an aw-qt.desktop file. But if I just cut-paste it into the Desktop like I would in Windows, it won't work. What should I do?
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Terminal : bash: emulate: command not found

I'm trying to fix the issue that executables downloaded by snap are not being added to the apps list or desktop. So I tried typing in emulate sh -c 'source /etc/profile' Though, it gave me this error:...
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How do I create a desktop icon which launches a terminal program in Ubuntu 20.04?

I am working on a desktop shortcut for my users that will ask for a password and decrypt all files in a specific directory. I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I have a .desktop file written: [Desktop Entry] ...
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How to install libcrypt.so.2?

I've got a tkinter executable. When launching from the terminal, I've got an error complaining about a missing libcrypt.so.2. I don´t know what this library is used for but it's needed apparently for ...
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How to create a desktop icon for an executable?

I am new to Linux and this may seem trivial but I can't find a easy solution. I downloaded VS Code to my Home directory and unzipped it. I know that I have to modify the file with chmod +x code and ...
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Ubuntu Mate Mate 20.04: No Down Bar to show me what programs are open

Nothing appears in my down bar. What have I've done? There were some errors and I clicked "ok". Now, nothing appears on my down bar anymore (except trashcan), even after restart. Thanks!
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There is no application installed for "shared library" files

Created a simple python gui window and make executable with PyInstaller. The executable is not able to run firstly on the development machine (of course it will failed when it is copy to a yocto with ...
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Windows Installer in WINE cannot connect to network

I'm trying to install the Spitfire Audio App for use in my DAW. I can run wine SpitfireAudioWinSetup-3.2.0.exe and the installer wizard pops up just fine. After going through all the installation ...
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Downloaded .AppImage files won't run

I have tried to download several applications from .AppImage files but none have run yet. I follow the procedure to open permissions and check the files as executable but when I click on them to ...
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executable "running" but not working

I'm trying to run an executable for some time and can't get it to work. I already gave the chmod +x permissions, but the file seems to run but do not work as it should. This is the ls -l results: -rw-...
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Cant execute binary on offline machine

Im getting the output: cannot execute binary file when trying to execute a binary. In my research i just found solutions for architecture, permissions and 64 / 32 bit problems. I run on both systems ...
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run a script by double-clicking the executable file [duplicate]

I want to run a script by doubleclicking the executable file. I tried this: filename: myscript.sh script to run: run this script I making the myscript.sh executable by rightclick and checking: "...
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What is the process to install Microsoft edge with Wine?

I have installed wine through the commands in the website "https://wiki.winehq.org/Ubuntu" and not from sudo apt install. And after that I ran winecfg and it prompted me to install some ...
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