I downloaded Qt SDK file (530 MB and file is ok) qt-sdk-linux-x86-opensource-2010.05.1.bin. I typed in the console (slackware), like in the manual for installation at the site:

chmod u+x qt-sdk-linux-x86-opensource-2010.05.1.bin

But when I type the second command for installation:


I get an error message:

bash: ./qt-sdk-linux-x86_64-opensource-2010.05.1.bin: cannot execute binary file

How to install?


Looking at the error message, the file is qt-sdk-linux-x86-opensource-2010.05.1.bin, yet the error mentions qt-sdk-linux-x86_64-opensource-2010.05.1.bin (x86_64 instead of x86). It could be you've got a version for a difference architecture than yours - uname -a should give you some pointers as to what architecture you're on.

  • Good find! Or maybe the x86 version tries to invoke the x86_64 version, and hence that x86_64 version needs to be executable too? If so, then just run chmod u+x qt-sdk-linux-x86_64-opensource-2010.05.1.bin – Arjan Dec 18 '10 at 17:32

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