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Re: st: Installation for linux "cannot execute binary file"


From   Phil Clayton <philclayton@internode.on.net>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Installation for linux "cannot execute binary file"
Date   Wed, 23 Feb 2011 10:44:18 +1100

Yes, it sounds like a problem with the file. I would try deleting the installation and starting from scratch (including using sudo for the main installation). If that doesn't work I would contact Stata technical support.

Phil

On 23/02/2011, at 10:08 AM, Nick Mosely wrote:

> I tried:
> sudo ./stinit
> Syntax error: unterminated quoted string
> 
> Is this a problem with the file? Of so, how do I fix?
> 
> On 2/22/11, Phil Clayton <philclayton@internode.on.net> wrote:
>> It's a while ago now, but I am pretty sure I installed and authenticated
>> mine as root:
>> 
>> sudo mkdir /usr/local/stata11
>> cd /usr/local/stata11
>> sudo sh /media/Stata/install
>> sudo ./stinit
>> 
>> Phil
>> 
>> On 23/02/2011, at 7:56 AM, Nick Mosely wrote:
>> 
>>> Dear _all,
>>> 
>>> I am installing stata onto Ubuntu for linux an am having trouble
>>> authenticating the license.
>>> So far I have run from the command line with the stata cd in the tray:
>>> sudo mkdir /usr/local/stata11
>>> cd /usr/local/stata11
>>> sh /media/Stata/install
>>> selected linux as the operating system
>>> selected 64-bit stata for linux on x86-64, dynamically linked (I have
>>> an AMD 64-bit Athalon)
>>> I am now prompted to run the license installer. Type:
>>> ./stinit
>>> I receive the message:
>>> bash: ./stinit: cannot execute binary file
>>> I tried changing the permissions:
>>> sudo chmod -R 755 /usr/local/stata11
>>> Still no dice. Does anyone have any advice?
>>> 
>>> Thanks in advance,
>>> Nick
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