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[SLUG] Re: Can't exec binary file (was Stupid Q re: backspace key!)



\begin{Martin}
> trying to run xmodmap on the laptop results in:
> 
> "bash: /usr/bin/X11/xmodmap: cannot execute binary file"
> any ideas?

either:

1. not executable (or something) (check with ls -l)

2. missing library (check with ldd)

3. its actually some other program that xmodmap is trying to run, and
the error message just looks like its xmodmap itself (check with strace)

4. ld.so is screwed up somehow (can't test directly, but you'll notice
all sorts of other things dying too)

-- 
 - Gus

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