General :: Failed To Execute Child Process "realplay" (No Such File , Directory) / What To Do?

Sep 16, 2009

What can I do about this?
Failed to execute child process "realplay" (No such file or directory)

using gdome Ubuntu, realplayer is in my Home folder (RealPlayer11GOLD)

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Installation :: Failed To Execute Child Process (no Such File Or Directory?

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I just installed Maya 2009 on Fedora 13.It seemed to run the RPM install fine, but when I go to Applications > Graphics > MayaI an error:Could not launch 'Autodesk Maya 2009 (64-bit)
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Code:

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Code:

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Just figured this one out and thought I'd post it here in case it helped someone else. Skype just upgraded itself from 2.1 to 2.2. After upgrading it didn't start, and I got the message

"failed to execute child process skype-wrapper" First test out if skype runs from the command line, by running this in a terminal

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Jul 11, 2011

I'm trying to start a program, but I keep getting the error:

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I've tried changing the permissions of the file, with no luck.

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I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Two days ago I updated using update manager. After that I can not boot Ubuntu. When I trying to boot system showing message " Ubuntu is running in low-graphics mode Your screen, graphics card and input device settings could not be detected correctly. You will need to configure these yourself" But I can not configure it.I can not boot to 'recovery mode' also

/var/log/boot.log

Code:

fsck from util-linux-ng 2.17.2
/dev/sda6: clean, 304282/1680960 files, 2964945/6723194 blocks
init: Failed to spawn ufw pre-start process: unable to execute: No such file or directory

[code]....

Now I am using Live CD.

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I just updated from 9.04 to 9.10 (it's a long story, and I still can't go beyond 2.30).The update got rid of WICD, which is what I used and installed network-manager. Network-manager was not working at all, so I uninstalled it again and installed WICD. I could connect perfectly and had no problems.However, now the computer hangs during boot, saying that init can't start network-manager. I assume that something went wrong during the uninstalling process, since it wasn't updated.

This is the message: init: Failed to spawn network-manager main process: unable to execute: No such file or directory.

So how do I update it or manually change it so it stops requesting network-manager?

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Apr 6, 2011

My machine is dual booted with Fedora 14 and RHEL 6. (I have only installed Red Hat because I am studying for RHCE). Just now I tried to install the Banshee player on my Red Hat OS. I ran various scripts inside the directory to see what really happens and after I ran the 'Makefile.in' file my terminal froze. It displayed '/bin/ not found'Then i restarted my computer and I got the following messages:

init: Failed to spawn readahead-collector main process: unable to execute: no such file or directory
init: Failed to spawn rcS main process: unable to execute: No such file or directory
init: Failed to spawn readahead main process: unable to execute: No such file or directory

[code].....

I tried run level 1 and run level 3 but I get the same error messages.

PS: My Fedora 14 installation is working fine.

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I created a launcher called Proj4a and in the command field I entered the following: '/home/enowak/proj4a >/home/enowak/proj4a_out' When I click on the launcher it comes back with the following: There was an error launching the application. Details: Failed to execute child process "/home/enowak/proj4a >/home/enowak/proj4a_out" (No such file or directory) I can't for the life of me figure out what is wrong here. Does anybody see what I'm missing?

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Unable to open external link

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I just upgraded Xubuntu from 10.04 LTS to 11.04 and I am no longer able to mount removable media from the "places" menu. The message I get:

"Failed to execute child process exo-mount (No such file or directory)"

I assume some wrapper process is attempting to execute a program called "exo-mount," but no such program exists anywhere in the repositories, according to a search with apt-file. The "exo-utils" package used to contain exo-mount, but the program no longer exists in that package.

Mounting from within Thunar works fine.

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I just installed a program and do not know what is causing this error. When I run it from the applications menu I get the following error "Could not launch 'FirstClass Client' :Failed to execute child process "/opt/firstclass/fcc" (No such file or directory)". I opened up a terminal and looked at the location. The file is there. I do not know much at all in this area but do not understand why this error is occurring.

Terminal output: <will@will-Latitude-E6400:/opt/firstclass$ ls -al
total 15128
drwxr-xr-x 10 root root 4096 2009-11-18 13:22 .
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 2010-10-18 17:51 ..
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 2009-08-06 01:15 download
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 867 2009-11-18 12:29 fcapps
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 7521991 2009-11-18 13:22 fcc
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 5315334 2009-11-18 13:22 fccicons.rez

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Jul 30, 2009

I am troubleshooting something and I got this problem.

If I do "pstree -p"

It shows,

Code:

[code]....

However, it does NOT show up in "ps -elf"

Code:

ps -elf | grep soffi
0 S whho 7734 1 0 80 0 - 36435 - 11:14 pts/2 00:00:03 /usr/lib/openoffice/program/soffice.bin -splash-pipe=5
0 S whho 7833 7759 0 80 0 - 751 - 11:21 pts/3 00:00:00 grep soffi

I was wondering if 7735, 7736, 7737, 7743 were really processes. Then I checked /proc, I could cd to /proc/7735, /proc/7736, etc, but I could not ls them out. I looked at the man page of "pstree", it says,

Code:

Child threads of a process are found under the parent process and are shown with the process name in curly braces, e.g.

icecast2---13*[{icecast2}]

So, what does all this mean? Does it mean that 7735, 7736, 7737, 7743 are just threads but not processes? If so, why could I cd to /proc/<id> but not see them in "ps -elf".

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Consider the following code:

Code:

int main()
{
int i=0;
pid_t pid;
for(i=0;i<2;i++)

[code]....

I get the following output:

Parent: chid_pid=4356 i=0 parent's pid=4355
This is child 4356 i=0
This is child 4357 i=1

[code]....

I can observe instead of two children(as I expect) processes there are three. This is because child process 4356 creates its own child. Why all the messages of the type "This is child X i=Y" are concentrated one under another? How exactly fork works? Is affected by the fact that I have a dual-core processor?

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Fedora 15 latest upgrades

I was running

Code:
skype-2.2.0.25-fedora.i586.rpm

Which I downloaded from the skype website. This version worked fine. However, I did use it for a long time. I tried it last night and it didn't work. I got the following error:

Code:
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INIT: Failed to spawn ureadahead main process. No such file or directory I then get the Ubuntu Studio splash screen for 2 seconds but then instead of a normal boot I end up in the terminal.

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Code:

#include <stdio.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <signal.h>

[code]....

Description of what the code does or what i intended to do:

1. Created a child process from parent process using 'fork()'

2. Sent a signal 'SIGALRM' from child process to parent process using 'sigqueue' function.

(The Third parameter of 'siqueue' function contains the message (message msg) which the child process wants to send to the parent process.'msg' is a stucture instance containing a) pid of child and b) string) 5. Print the 'msg' sent by child process inside the signal handler function 'sig_action_function' of the parent process I am getting some junk value when this line is executed

Code:

printf("%d
",msg->cpid);

I expected to get the pid of child process, which the child process sent to parent process through the signal.

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wrote a program that do the following.

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3. When i killed the child process programmatically using C system functions it only kills the child process. But the Java process which is created by the child process keeps on running at the backend.

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Code:
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#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/stat.h>
#include <fcntl.h>

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