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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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__pycache__ is not creating

I am working on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS where I am building exe file from python files. Below mentioned commands are I am using for building exe file. $ pip3 install --upgrade pip $ pip3 install --upgrade ...
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How to allow Ubuntu Linux to open AppImage files executably by default

Google only tells you (with a mandatory PhD in preaching first) how to set file permissions for an individual .appimage file. Ironic. So anyway, let me know if anyone knows how to "actually solve ...
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Change icon of executable without installing or creating a .desktop file

I am using Xubuntu 20.04 and i got an executable compiled myself by the electron framework. It runs great, except the icon is that blue one with a gear on it on the taskbar (it is the docklike plugin ...
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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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How to run a script command inside a executable process? [duplicate]

I don't know if i can't formulate the right question, but i couldn't find the answer to what looks like a simples thing. Basically i'm trying to make a bash script to automate some work that i need to ...
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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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FAT32 change permisssion [duplicate]

error setting permissionhi when i format micro SD card to fat32 and after that copying executable file to SD card , permission of file that sent changes to read only and can not be executed even i ...
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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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Is it possible to install Ubuntu 20.04 using something similar to Windows setup.exe?

I am developing an automated system to install a certain OS, and I would like to be able to install Ubuntu by executing a command (like Setup.exe for Windows) instead of mounting a drive and rebooting....
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Getting a 32-bit executable to run [duplicate]

I'd like to install Ubuntu on a laptop that I use for work. The only thing stopping me is that I have a piece of (apparently) 32-bit software that I need for my work. According to the system ...
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Make Deskptop files executable

I’m running Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. Learned how to do a screen fetch and got the following results. /Desktop$ screenfetch MY MACHINE OS: Ubuntu 20.04 focal Kernel: x86_64 Linux 5.4.0-66-generic Uptime: ...
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Install executable drivers on Ubuntu

I downloaded Ubuntu to my old pc and I want to install audio drivers on it.But I cant find a file for Ubuntu I can only download executable files (I tried Wine). Link to my pc:https://pcsupport....
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When trying to run "Friday Night Funkin" I get an X Error (BadValue)

I get this when trying to run the game: joe@joe-epic-laptop:~/Downloads/funkin$ ./Funkin X Error of failed request: BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation) Major opcode of failed ...
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Execution gets stopped in ssh remote server

I am trying to run Quantum ESPRESSO on a remote server through SSH in the Linux terminal from my machine. For this, I am running a binary executable program with a text input file as: $ mpirun -np 20 ...
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can't find executable file WSL2

i'm using WSL2 with Ubuntu 20.04. I installed a program libFM and followed the installation process (which is fairly simple). When I try to reach executable using ./libFM it fails, returning the ...
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Recreating an Ubuntu instalation to run an unknown binary

I have access to a Ubuntu 16.04 installation, that is able to run a certain binary (it is some version of LPMud compiled with unknown parameters), but I am not able to run the same binary on a ...
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Assembly exacutable does nothing when run

I was following this assembly tutorial and had just gotten to my first piece of code. Following the tutorial, I assembled the program using nasm -f elf hello.asm, made it into an executable with ld -m ...
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Unable to execute a "nonexistent" file

If you can't see the screenshot, I'm connected to my raspberry pi running Ubuntu Server. I followed the instructions and put the cloudflared file in /usr/local/bin. As I try to execute it from my home ...
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Can't install .exe in wine (RACESTUDIO3)

I am trying to install the Racestudio3 software from AIM https://www.aim-sportline.com/en/sw-fw-download.htm and install it in a Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS throw wine. but I get this error. Any suggestions? ...
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Where can i find the files of exe installation?

Where can i find the files of exe installation as i'm using wine to install exe file
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How do I make an executable for multiple commands?

Ok, so I am a complete beginner to Linux and just recently installed Lubuntu 20.04 on a slower laptop. Now it is quite fast and I wish to make what I believe is an executable. I want to make a desktop ...
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Can't get exe-thumbnailer to work

I'm running 20.04 and installed exe-thumbnailer and its dependencies in the Synaptic package manager but the thumbnails don't show up in the file explorer.
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Why does ./a.out work, but a.out doesn't? [duplicate]

In my opinion, even a simple a.out on the terminal holds complete information about the file being in the current directory. Reiterating it with ./a.out seems superfluous. Why do we need to specify ...
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-bash: ./geth: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error

There are many questions out there with the same title, however, I have checked the binary version and OS version. Both are same and thus asking this question here. I have created a VM on Google cloud(...
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Ubuntu claims "executable text file" (e.g. .txt,.csv,.sh but not .xls) despite absence of `x` permission

When clicking on a file in my Ubuntu's file explorer Nautilus, for most types it asks me each time whether I want to run or view it. E.g. .csv, .txt, .sh, but not e.g. .xls (which readily opens with ...
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How to resolve error while running an executable .bin file? [closed]

I am trying to run an executable '.bin' file. Under ubuntu-server 18.04, I run this command: ./pentaho-business-analytics-9.0.0.0-423-x64.bin also tried ./pentaho-business-analytics-9.0.0.0-423-...
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Make KDE ignore file extension and run an .exe as a Linux executable

I'm sure you're wondering why the hell I'd want to do that. I'd like to run a Steam game (Doom 3 to be specific), and I can force it to download since Steam now uses Proton to be compatible, but I ...
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Why can't I run this executable file (.exe) in Octave?

I have a source code written in Fortran 90: sourcecode.f90 It needs Lapack libraries for compilation so, I compile the source code with this command: gfortran -o executable.exe sourcecode.f90 -...
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Why some apps have to be started via terminal?

I'm really unknown to in this topic so I don't even know if the way I'm phrasing it makes sense but try to follow me: Sometimes when I download an app it comes compressed, when you extract the files ...
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Pyinstaller could not find NVCC after generating one file executable, Ubuntu 16.04LTS

I have a python project that uses CUDA and Pycuda as part of the implementation. It runs with out error when executed as a python file. Then I generated an executable using pyinstaller but it gives me ...
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