i want to install lout 3.38 on linux. while installing through make command it gives some problem. how to solve this?

this software can be install through make command while installing it gives error like:----

Initializing run (should be silent, no errors expected)
/home/jeff/bin/lout -x -s /home/jeff/lout.lib/include/init
make: execvp: /home/jeff/bin/lout: permission denied

attached is instruction of installation procedure. please suggest me what permission is required.

i have made an user called jeff and tired from this user's console as well as root user's console too.

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aloknet21Author Commented:
instruction file is attached. this is free software.
Check that /home/jeff/bin/lout has execute permissions.  If it does, /home might have been mounted with 'noexec' option -- that will prevent any executables from running.
aloknet21Author Commented:
How to set this permission? please tell me command
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chmod a+x /home/jeff/bin/lout
aloknet21Author Commented:
sorry same problem again.

Request you to please download this this software from http://linux.softpedia.com/progDownload/Lout-Download-19094.html

and check for me.

Thanks for your help.
Sorry, but no.  
aloknet21Author Commented:
have you tested this?
aloknet21Author Commented:
please read the makefile which i have attached and suggest me possibilities.

This is my request.

Just installed it with simple 5 commands (# represents root prompt):

#tar zxvf lout-3.38.tar.gz
#cd lout-3.38
#mkdir -p /home/jeff/bin
#make install

The last lines of 'make install' is give below:

(c) Initializing run (should be silent, no errors expected)
/home/jeff/bin/lout -x -s /home/jeff/lout.lib/include/init

(d) Changing mode of files just created by initializing run
chmod 644 /home/jeff/lout.lib/data/*
chmod 644 /home/jeff/lout.lib/hyph/*

If you have any problem in being root still it should work.



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aloknet21Author Commented:
i have formatted my system and followed your instruction now it works

Thanks a lot.

Again thanks to you.
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