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When I run Emacs from the Cygwin console I get the following error message:

bash: /usr/bin/emacs/ :Permission denied

I have not changed any settings. I tried to change the autosave settings in the Emacs system file but that didn't work so I deleted it and saved the file.

It was after that that I started getting this error.

Any idea as to why this is?

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What is the output of ls -l /usr/bin/emacs –  fideli Jan 16 '10 at 17:02
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You probably want to go ahead and run chmod +x /usr/bin/emacs This will allow the owner, members of the same group, and everyone else be able to execute the application.

The permission may be set to rw-r-r or something like that.

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