Can't run scripts no more: "permission denied"

Björn König bjoern.koenig at
Thu Dec 1 10:27:03 PST 2005

Blue Raccoon schrieb:

> I tried to make a simple script to launch sylpheed when mailto: is clicked
> in firefox:
>  sylpheed --compose "$1"
> I put that in a plain text file, made it executable.. and nothing happened.
> From the command line I get "permission denied" when I run it. Even when I
> set perm to 777.

Do you try to run it with "./<nameofthescript>"? Could it be that the 
filesystem where you saved your script, is mounted with the noexec flag? 
"mount" lists the flags of each mounted file system.


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