[xubuntu-users] How to run script/program from C program using Geany

Phil Whitaker xubuntu-users at beardygnome.co.uk
Thu May 26 08:21:57 UTC 2011

I think this might be because you are running Geany, and therefore the shell
process, as yourself rather than root (as you should be!), so you don't have
permission to access /bin/.  As for a solution, I'm afraid I can't help
there, sorry.

beardygnome.co.uk <http://www.beardygnome.co.uk>

On 24 May 2011 12:46, sam <asu_mcs at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I have a C executable program (test.out) to perform a test on a specific
> image format.
> When I run it from the terminal: *./test.out  ../absolute
> path/filename.jpg*
> It runs fine and I get the right result.
> *BUT:*
> When I try to run it from a another C Program using Geany :
> *System("/bin/  ./test.out  ../absolute path/filename.jpg ");*
> **
> I get an error during execution time:
> *sh:/bin/: Permission denied*
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