Questions tagged [executable]

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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unable to execute VBoxManage command in python executable (created with pyinstaller)

OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS make an install.py file executable: pyinstaller -w install.py --onefile install.py script: import os VM = os.system('VBoxManage startvm win10 --type headless') if VM == 0: ...
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Unable to update installed applications on Ubuntu 20 LTE through software center

I recently upgraded Ubuntu 18.04 to ubuntu 20.04 and after that, the software center is not working correctly:
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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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Where is located the Python interpreter when Python is downloaded form the official website? [duplicate]

I downloaded Python 3.4.5 from the official website (here's the link, it's the version used at school) in order to use it with my IDE. However, in the files, I have no idea where the actual ...
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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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Building a executable but shared library appear instead

I am new and not familiar with Linux OS. The current OS I use is Ubuntu 19.10. I was trying to build a SPPARKS (a software https://spparks.sandia.gov/index.html) executable by “make mpi”. The process ...
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How can i make a script to open Winbox Wine easier and faster

Now when I tried to open Winbox, I have to : Open Terminal cd /home/xxxx/Downloads wine winbox64.exe All I want is just put some executable or icon that we can put it at Favorites or Desktop and ...
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Error while loading shared libraries (file: magfieldmapper_gui)

I am new to unbuntu. Please help me with this issue if possible. I have read through many solutions online, yet I am having difficulties understanding what was written by most. I tried to run an ...
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Permission denied: how to find the cause

I downloaded http://eclipse.baeyens.it/stable.php?OS=Linux to /mnt/data. This is a partition of my SSD that I use to install development tools. It's mounted by fstab: # <file system> ...
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Make executable bash script run with sudo privileges?

Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome de. I made a simple bash script file that flags my next reboot to choose the windows grub entry. For quick rebooting into windows straight from Linux DE. The problem is I have to ...
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Compiling file.c and creating executable file with one button - Ubuntu 19.10 [duplicate]

I'm wondering if there is a way (e.g. a software like bloodshed dev c++ in Windows) to compile a file.c and to create the executable file by using a single click. I know only the classic way: writing ...
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How to run an executable file without changing the default fmask?

I have a partition which is about 200 GB and I use it as a storage for my files. I tried to make it auto-mount, so I put this on /etc/fstab: UUID=063C7A6B6 /media/user/storage ntfs defaults,...
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How can one get executable file-path for a window which is launched as FlatPak application?

I know that xprop | awk '/PID/ {print $3}' | xargs ps and xprop | awk '/COMMAND/ {print $4}' | xargs which work great with GUI applications which are deb-packaged, AppImage'd or Snap'd. But this ...
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Selecting eclipse.desktop icon doesn't do anything (visible to me), “Exec format error” from shell

Trying to execute via desktop icon: /usr/bin/eclipse $ ls -l eclipse -rwxrwxrwx 1 geri geri 61176 Sep 16 19:12 eclipse Right-click on desktop → Create launcher... creates: ~/Desktop# ls -l eclipse....
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Unable to install GATE software using “make install” command - “— Up-to-date:” related error

I am installing GATE 8.2 (a Geant4 based software) on my Ubuntu 18.04.3 system, following instructions given in GATE website. Everything works fine but in last stage of the GATE software can't be ...
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How to run an executable file from a different directory without cd or modifying the PATH?

Variations similar to what I want to ask exist but I could not find the exact question, so I'll ask it here. Let's say I have a comiled .c file resulting in the executable ex which is located as /mnt/...
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Unable to install/run cloudflared

I have been setting up Pi-hole today and want to use Cloudflared for DNS-over-HTTPS. I have tried a couple different tutorials but I always get stuck on using cloudflared --version. pi@pi-hole:~ $ ls ...
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Does execve reset GP registers?

Does execve() or any of its sister functions reset the general-purpose registers? In other words, if the caller stores some values in all or some GPRs, will the new program see the same values in the ...
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how to run the files within a folder using an executable file?

I want to run some files within a directory (mike1). I have to use an executable file that is in another directory(Zacros). How can I do it? The software's manual says: "Zacros expects all the right ...
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how can I execute the package

I just cloned the code and finished the installation with pip in my Ubuntu. I just wonder how can I execute this package. Here is the link: https://github.com/dshean/demcoreg
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Is there any way to stop a user from creating executables and running them?

Ransomware attacks could use zero-day exploits, but often an attacker will just fool a gullible user into running an executable by downloading and clicking. Suppose we have a naive user and want to ...
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Why app is still in use despite you have already deleted it

For curiosity, if an app is running (in my case it is indicator-multiboard), I deleted it using sudo apt purge indicator-multiboard successfully, however it is still running over the task bar, so I ...
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How to “run” Blender 2.8 in 18.04 [duplicate]

In the install instructions, they say "run" the Blender executable for v 2.8. While I have the executable in the extracted folder, I don't know which command will "run" it. I tried run blender within ...
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Iperf3 - Python - EXE

I am trying to create a python script which would also include iperf3 library and then compile this to exe, so I can run it as CMD tool on Windows. I was able to create a script and compile it using ...
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Running python script with sudo returns “sudo: script.py: command not found”

I can run script.py without sudo successfully, but I am getting "sudo: script.py: command not found" when running sudo script.py. What I need to do to be able to run sudo script.py?
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Is there anyway to create an executable backup of a folder?

I have to create an executable to restore a workspace back to a certain stage (offline so files need to be stored with the executable). I know the shell commands I'd require but I'm not sure how to ...
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My command will not run, even though it is recognised as an executable

Here is the command I have typed in order. I expect it to run my "simple hello work" program. vagrant@vagrant-ubuntu-trusty-64:~$ ls filename.zip tester vagrant@vagrant-ubuntu-trusty-64:~$ ...
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Any way to view contents of init files

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. I have a file called init and it is an executable (appplication/x-executable). I would like to read the content of the executable. When I use the cat command, I see ...
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Making sh script executable [duplicate]

In Xubuntu I have marked the .sh file as executable, but it still opens in mousepad, and there is no "execute" button on right click, just "open with", I can execute the script only by dragging it in ...
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Why does my file become a shared library instead of an executable?

I'm trying to build a SPPARKS (Sandia software) executable file following the procedure detailed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BT1RsrPkKXU The issue is that, my final "make" file should end ...
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Do I always need to make a file executable to run it? [duplicate]

I mean if I just use bash to run the file like bash ./myscript.sh will it be enough or there are some pitfalls?
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Problems with executable .jar file

I can't run this file. My Java version is 1.8.0_201. I also tried to run java - jar and it threw this exception: Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: Expecting an absolute path ...
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Instead of launching program, the executable is forced to open in a text editor

Answer attempt: enter link description here Notice the first 2 steps in the answer: Open Nautilus. (folder/file explorer) Open this from the menu bar: Edit → Preferences I couldn't find a menu-bar ...
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Shell script not opening as desktop application

I have a shell script which is a wine command to open an .exe file, which looks like this: #!/bin/bash wine wow.exe -opengl Its only purpose is to run that .exe file. It works if I just double click ...
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How to update system firmware on MSI machines?

MSI machines support just a single method for updating the firmware, and that is through .exe files released by MSI. Since MSI officially supports just the Windows operating system, all there support ...
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Ubuntu terminal not recognizing file only for executing [closed]

im getting this stupid error in ubuntu where it does recognize the queryone file that im trying to execute, but the file is clearly there, i can see it, read it, delete it, everything but executing it....
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Why some non-root program can be executed by double-click while others not?

For example, I found Firefox's process command line: /usr/lib/firefox/firefox. I browse to this location and double-click it, it prompts this: enter image description here However, if I type the ...
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Mounting SD card with executable permissions. (Looking for a specific command)

I installed linux on my chromebook to play some games because my rig is fried atm. Last night I successfully mounted my sd card with executable permissions to function as a steam library. I used a ...
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Whitelist GoogleUpdate.exe in Firewall settings on Ubuntu system

I am trying to install Google Drive's 'Backup and sync' on my Ubuntu 18.04 but as this is not available for Linux systems. I am using Wine to install Window's exe file. So while running the exe file, ...
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Cannot open executable file (shared library)? [closed]

I compiled some software from GitHub and I tried to run it, but I can't. Any ideas why it is not working?
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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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Executing a program (.exe) from a USB stick [duplicate]

I have a USB stick mounted (it appears in the output of lsblk) and contains an executable file: PortablePGP.exe which has executable permission and a file: autorun.inf I do not know how to launch ...
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Executable program will not run

I was trying to run Monero-cli one my Ubuntu laptop and it wont let me run the executable file after the start.sh file. It said Permission denied on both the executable and start.sh and I could not ...
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ldd started to show me “not a dynamic executable”

I am a bit confused because I don't understand why it happens: The last changes on the system that I remember were installed g++5 for the old porject (removed already) apt autoclean removed ...
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Error while installing MPICH: C compiler cannot create executables

I am trying to install mpich 3.2.1 on ubuntu 16. When i execute ./configure --prefix=/opt/mpich 2>&1 | tee c.tx i get: checking for icc... no checking for pgcc... no checking for xlc... no ...
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Create executable and shared library with one makefile

Using makefiles is new to me. My first tests with the simplest approach worked very well so far. But now I got stuck writing a makefile that creates a executable file and a shared library. As I said I'...
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installed bc but cannot run it

I installed bc from the repository using apt-get, but cannot make it run whatever I do. Can anyone please explain the following...? [~]$ pwd /home/polaris [~]$ bc File /home/polaris/.bc is ...
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Can't execute C executable file

I'm trying to use libusb for my project, but a mysterious problem occurred. I compiled the C source code with no errors. It successfully generated an executable C file into the current directory, but ...

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