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Old 12-25-2011
Error Xcrysden:Cannot execute binary file

Grettings,
Hi and thanks for taking a look at this. I'm going to attempt to explain this the best I possible can but due to my limited knowledge of linux this may prove difficult. I have attempted to install xcrysden on cygwin following the instruction on xcrysden webpage (I attempted to link the website here but was unable to due to the lack of posts on my account). I have made it to the part where you type the command ./xcrysden. and i get the following response

/XCrySDen-1.5.25-bin-shared/xcrysden: line 224: /XCrySDen-1.5.25-bin-shared/bin/xcrys: cannot execute binary file

I have attempted to google this problem up but I've had no luck there. Any help would be greatly appreciated and thanks again for taking the time to look into this problem.
Zbay.
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Old 12-25-2011
My best bet would be you are attempting to execute a linux binary under DOS...
I may be wrong for it is long time since last time I used cygwin... but at the time it was more a X emulator with some unix commands compiled for MS...
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Old 12-25-2011
I'm not sure if this will help. I'm going to copy and paste the input line and what i get in return. It seems like it starts to open the program then gets held up for some reason.

zack@zack-PC ~
$ xcrysden
+----------------------------------------------------------------+
|****************************************************************|
|* *|
|* XCrySDen - (X-Window) CRYstalline Structures and DENsities *|
|* = === = === *|
|*--------------------------------------------------------------*|
|* *|
|* Anton Kokalj (Tone.Kokalj@ijs.si) *|
|* Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia *|
|* *|
|* Copyright (c) 1996--2009 by Anton Kokalj *|
|* *|
|****************************************************************|
+----------------------------------------------------------------+
Version: 1.5.25
Please report bugs to: Tone.Kokalj@ijs.si
 
TERMS OF USE:
-------------
XCRYSDEN is released under the GNU General Public License.
Whenever graphics generated by XCRYSDEN are used in scientific
publications, it shall be greatly appreciated to include an explicit
reference. The preferred form is the following:
[ref] A. Kokalj, Comp. Mater. Sci., Vol. 28, p. 155, 2003.
Code available from http://www.xcrysden.org/.
XCRYSDEN_TOPDIR=/XCrySDen-1.5.25-bin-shared
XCRYSDEN_SCRATCH=/home/zack/xcrys_tmp
/XCrySDen-1.5.25-bin-shared/xcrysden: line 224: /XCrySDen-1.5.25-bin-shared/bin/ xcrys: cannot execute binary file

Thanks again for checking this out for me
 
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