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When I try to install third party software (SPSS 20) I get this error message:

2472: exec: /tmp/install.dir.2799/Linux/resource/jre/jre/bin/java: not found

I fixed this issue in wubi by installing sun java and making it env var.

Now I've installed Ubuntu alone and tried the same tricks, but I get that error.

I also get this : strings: '/lib/': No such file . I did get that with wubi, but it didn't affect the installation.

What could the problem be?

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In case anybody needs it still:

I solved this by installing some 32 bit stuff:

sudo apt-get install ia32-libs

To solve the other error you could possibly try (it was not necessary for me):

sudo ln -s /path/to/ /lib/

(the path to can be found via: locate

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In 2016 for Ubuntu 14.04+, the solution is now:

sudo apt-get install libc6-i386 
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