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Re: Problem with Run[]

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  • Subject: [mg112531] Re: Problem with Run[]
  • From: David Bailey <dave at>
  • Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2010 05:36:49 -0400 (EDT)
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On 18/09/10 12:26, pratip wrote:
> Dear Group,
> I have a executable in my home directory in Linux (Ubuntu). I can open
> the Linux command line terminal and execute the program just by typing
> Now my question is if there is any chance to do the same from
> Mathematica front end by typing
> Run["./MYPROGRAM"]
> In that case I can use this application "MYPROGRAM" to run from with
> in a Mathematica code whenever I need.
> Now if I do the above in my 64bit Ubuntu I get the following.
> In[9]:= Run["./MYPROGRAM"]
> Out[9]= 32512
> I can understand that the program has not run by the above command.
> Because when I run it from the terminal by typing "./MYPROGRAM" it
> runs and generates a file in the home directory as its programmed to
> do. In case of the Mathematica Run["./MYPROGRAM"] no such program
> output file is generated.
> Hope someone can help me here.
> Regards,
> Pratip
I don't think Mathematica is looking the correct directory - try 

David Bailey

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