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Old 03-17-2006, 05:41 PM   #1
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Problem launching executalbe files on Slackware

Running Slackware 10.2, KDE 3.5. When I try to launch an executable file, nothing happens. Terminal output:

"/here/is/my/file: Bad interpreter: Permission denied"
(or similar)

Old 03-17-2006, 05:45 PM   #2
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Is this something you built yourself or something you downloaded?

"Bad interpreter", sounds like the shell is trying to run it as a script or something.

Have you confirmed the file permissions are set correctly? Run "ls -l" on the file name and post the output here.

Old 03-17-2006, 11:04 PM   #3
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If it is a script, make sure you have the proper path to the interpreter specified in the shebang line, which must be the first line of the file:
Old 03-23-2006, 08:50 AM   #4
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I get this error when I try to run a number of scripts or executables. Battle For Wesnoth, some MythTV install scripts... The list goes on. However, I will take your suggestions and see what works.


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