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#1 Wilson18

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Posted 08 May 2015 - 06:32 PM

If you have create a new file which you would like to execute, you may get the following error if you try and use it 

 

-bash: ./somefile: Permission denied
To fix this, you will need to make it executable. You can do it like this
 
chmod +x somefile

This should now work! 

 

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