[fedora-india] problem opening MATLAB

Rahul Sundaram metherid at gmail.com
Thu May 27 09:30:19 UTC 2010

On 05/27/2010 02:54 PM, gaurav agrawal wrote:
> I have installed matlab on f 12 machine,the path to installation files
> being /matlab.
> While trying to run through terminal the following error message appears:
> /matlab/bin/glnx86/MATLAB: error while loading shared libraries:
> libut.so: cannot enable executable stack as shared object requires:
> Permission denied
> The similar message appeared when i installed Open Office.org  on
> Fedora 12 game spin and tried to run it using terminal.

Executable stack is a potential security issue as explained in


There is a SELinux boolean to disable that protection if you are sure
about that.  Check your status via

$ getsebool -a | grep stack

allow_execstack --> on
allow_java_execstack --> off
allow_mplayer_execstack --> off



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