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When I tried to install ADB through the terminal on Ubuntu, it told me "permission denied":

~/android-sdks/tools/ $ ./android
bash: ./android: Permission denied
~/android-sdks/platform-tools/ $ ./adb devices
bash: ./adb: Permission denied

Can anyone help me with this?

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Make sure the android file (and others) are executable.

If you run chmod +x android, that should set the executable permission, which would allow you to run the binary.

To do this for all files in tools or platform tools, simply run:

chmod +x ~/android-sdks/tools/*
chmod +x ~/android-sdks/platform-tools/*
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