Questions tagged [execute-command]

Questions relating to the execution (running) of a file (usually a compiled binary) or a command.

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Command date execution

I'm trying to execute this command date +'%-4.4h %2.1d %H:%M' however the output is not correct: %-4.4h %2.1d 12:50 I believe that there is something wrong either with my ubuntu terminal or the ...
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Command is not responding

I am trying to add ssh key to Gerrit account. $ssh -p PortNumber username@xyz.com After hitting enter, it becomes just standstill. Not seeing any progress, and even the command is not coming out after ...
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How to run an executable from any directory in terminal by setting path?

The executable file name is julia. This executable is located at /home/siva/juliapro/julia/bin. I have set the path to this directory, but still, if I enter julia in the terminal, it says command ...
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Run excutable without a wrapper shell (while setting args/ENV vars)

This question might also answer: "how to execute file without sh?" "a binary executable for running an executable" Explanation Many languages can run executables with, or without ...
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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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How do I find the location of a file?

I’m new to Ubuntu, and I don’t know how to find the location of a file to follow a tutorial for creating a luncher for Windows programs run through Wine. This is the example I’m trying to follow
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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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Need help with installing the shimejis program through GitHub

so I'm a noob, can someone explain to me how do I install and execute this github thing for shimejis. https://github.com/asdfman/linux-shimeji I'm struggling with executing launch.sh since chmod +x ...
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Segmentation fault (core dumped) when running ./enzo

I am a new user of ENZO (https://enzo.readthedocs.io/en/latest/user_guide/building_enzo.html). I installed the code with no error but when I issued the following command : ./enzo.exe -d ...
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no execution (rights) at home / can not make /home executable (exec) when using encrypted (LUKS) / mounted home

The issue: I do not have / lost executable rights in my /home. Which is quite devastating for TOR onion use. This pops up on increasing number of machines with Ubuntu 20.xxSome new set up and some ...
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How to correctly install LibreOffice using FlatPak to have libreoffice command in $PATH environment variable?

I have just removed deb-packages of LibreOffice from my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS system with sudo apt purge --auto-remove $(dpkg -l | grep "^ii libreoffice" | awk '{print $2}') To replace it with ...
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How to make some users only execute the commands in the directory /bin?

I want the users to get restricted from executing commands in all other directories.
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Bash script launching bash script with ends in exec

In one script (A) I set some env variables, check for presence of other required binaries and at that end exec <mybinary>. Now, new script appeared (B) which in similar way starts other binary. ...
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How can I run an executable file named “c2p.i696”

I am trying to run a file name c2p.i686. This is an executable file, but I don't know how to execute this file.
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Using exec bash in bash script

I am trying to set up my environment using a bash script. One of the things that I need to do in the bash script is to restart bash, which I use exec bash for. Is there a way to have the script ...
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Execute command in directories that DON'T contain a certain file extension

I'm looking for a way, to find all (sub-)folders that DO NOT contain a certain file type (*.log) and then execute a command within that folder. All my simulation folders contain three different files: ...
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Error when using 'make install' command

I am attempting to install the WRF weather software (http://www2.mmm.ucar.edu/wrf/OnLineTutorial/compilation_tutorial.php#STEP7) that requires the installation of certain libraries. I can unpack the ...
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How to downlpad ESA snap in ubuntu 20.04

I am new in using ubuntu and would like to know how I can install ESA SNAP toolbox in ubuntu 20.04?
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How do I execute a file as root using admin://

I have this executable: /opt/lampp/manager-linux-x64.run which needs to run as root. If I execute this with sudo /opt/lampp/manager-linux-x64.run then it works fine. I would like to add an entry to ...
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Any idea how to launch the file manager gui from the command line [duplicate]

Any way to launch the Ubuntu file manager from the command line. Like you would launch say Visual code with code .?
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Command output is not redirected to file

I want to execute the following command, which is related to Rational ClearCase. The output of this command should be redirected to the file testout. Command rgy_check -vobs > testout Output ...
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Disable root to execute normal user's file

vim mycheck.py print('writing in normal user') chmod 000 mycheck.py ls -al mycheck.py ---------- 1 normal normal 27 Aug 23 11:01 mycheck.py The file belong to the user normal and set mode as 000,...
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Cannot execute screenfetch

I have downloaded screenfetch in one directory I make. mkdir ~/screenfetch wget -O screenfetch 'https://raw.github.com/KittyKatt/screenFetch/master/screenfetch-dev' chmod +x screenfetch ./screenfetch ...
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issue with running wine 5.0 , mono on ubuntu

i am trying to run windows app in ubuntu, everything works fine except, save button. when i click, i could see JIT crash, on command window i see following Unhandled Exception: System....
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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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Is it possible to attach commands to a programme I want to run?

UBUNTU 20.04 I have PCSX2 but in order for it to run correctly I need to open the terminal and run: vblank_mode=0 /usr/games/PCSX2-linux.sh having to do this every time is a bit of an annoyance so is ...
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How to create an auto executeable file of some terminal commands used for running any specific application

I have a .sh file of XP Pentablet driver Every time I need to run these commands to run in order to run the program $ cd /home/path/ $ chmod +x Pentablet_Driver.sh $ sudo ./Pentablet_Driver I wanna ...
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Every time I open the terminal, several commands are already executed

I am a beginner and have not used Linux for a long time. Now I no longer know what I did then that every time I open the terminal 3 commands are executed, which I no longer need and which no longer ...
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I want to uninstall notepad++ but in the terminal I get the message notepad-plus plus not installed. What can I do? [duplicate]

The app is installed and functional but I wanna uninstall it. I've tried through the command line but I get the error message saying "notepad-plus plus" not installed.
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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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How to write repeat command in Terminal

In my path, I have totally 120 cases, each case has two files, the path looks like this: 00001_FA.nii.gz 00001_FA_grot.nii.gz 00002_FA.nii.gz 00002_FA_grot.nii.gz .. .. 00120_FA.nii.gz ...
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How does one get a command to execute on startup on Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

I would like a command to execute when my PC starts up. My OS is Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. The command is: xrandr --newmode "1920x1080_60.00" 173.00 1920 2048 2248 2576 1080 1083 1088 1120 -hsync +vsync &...
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20.04: Command / Shortcut to toggle on-screen keyboard?

Currently I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 on my Microsoft Surface. I want to have it so I can toggle the On-Screen keyboard via a command. I specifically mean this keyboard: Currently the only way to do it is ...
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Loaded: Bad-setting ( Reason unit tomcat.service has bad unit file setting.) am using ubuntu20.04

[that is the error coming out after trying to run tomcat with sudo systemctl status tomcat] [output] tunji@tunji-HP-EliteBook-840-G4:~$ sudo nano /etc/systemd/system/tomcat.service tunji@tunji-HP-...
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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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How can I run (execute) many files with the same filename wild card using one command?

I am using a desktop Windows program that copies multiple Linux ASCII text job files to an AWS CloudFormation (EC2, Linux), as well as copies data to sub-folders. All of the ASCII text "job files" ...
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how to run an appimage app stored at a fat32 storage

As appimage aims to allow portability I was expecting something very similar to the apple .app format (apple.application-bundle) . I don't know how to launch an app from an appimage file stored in a ...
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How to give a user with a limited shell, regular shell access?

I have a user lets say user1, this user has a limited shell and can only run very few & specific commands if they log into ssh, how do I switch the user to regular access if I'm root.
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Ubuntu 18.04 login loop & commands could not be located

after I powered my system on I was stuck on a login loop. After I logged in by terminal many of the commands like 'ls, sudo, ...' didn't work and said: the command could not be located because '<...
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I cant run sudo [duplicate]

On all distributions of ubuntu and linux that I use don't let me type in the password to use sudo what do I do what happens is that when I try to use the sudo command I cant type the password.
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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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Can't run C on Geany [duplicate]

I'm having trouble in running C code from Geany. The code compiles successfully, but when I try to execute it, it shows on Terminal: /tmp/geany_run_script_I007A0.sh: 7: /tmp/geany_run_script_I007A0....
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How Can I Make A .desktop Launcher For A Sudo command To Execute GfxTablet Program?

I am new here been trying to find a way to make a .desktop icon for the sudo command to open the program called GfxTablet but cannot get any info that actually works. All the plethera of commands 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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How to combine JPG-file and MP3-file to MP4-file using FileManager-Actions?

I just installed »FileManager-Actions« Now i try to get a command working for combining a JPG-file (its always 1920x1080px) with a MP3-file into a MP4-file. Normally is used this command in terminal ...
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What does this command mean?

While searching installation of lxqt I found apt install command for lxqt-sudo | gksu, xfwm4 | x-window-manager, firefox | www-browser. What does this commands mean? What is the difference with ...
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How to auto answer to a multi-stage command?

I'm new in Ubuntu terminal. I have a command to connect to a VPN server. in first step I must type sudo vpn_command and so I must type root password, then in next step I must Enter "yes" and vpn ...
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Certain commands not working : make, wget - error message command not found

My system recently developed this error, certain commands are no longer working for example make -s ,wget, tar A brief description of the system I'm on uname -a `Linux areahints-HP-15-Notebook-PC ...
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I simply start video on my local computer, remotely

I simply want to start and play a video on my local computer screen from a remote device. is its possible? im using vlc and u have created a playlist. i want to execute or send command remotely to ...
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Shebang line for Node does not work in Ubuntu 18

I have just created an Ubuntu 18.04 instance on AWS and copied an existing project over. The usual shebang line for Node #!/usr/bin/env node now doesn't work. It gave: #!/usr/bin/env: No such file ...

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