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I downloaded the .deb from the official website Tipp10 and installed it via the Ubuntu Software center. However the app fails to launch from dash, launcher and the terminal. Terminal gives me this message when I try to launch from the it:

./tipp10: error while loading shared libraries: libSM.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

What can I do to rectify this problem. Thanks in advance

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Please try this from terminal:

$ sudo apt-get install ia32-libs libsm6 libsm6:i386 -y

That should fix libsm at least whether you are on 32- or 64-bit. And then try running Tipp10 from /usr/share/tipp10

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it seems libsm was included in the ia32-libs package. Thanks for your help –  Mysterio May 11 '12 at 13:33

This is Tipp10 software package bug - it seems they forgot to include libsm6 package in depends :( You should install libsm6 package with Ubuntu Software center. See packages.ubuntu.com/search?searchon=contents&keywords=libSM.so.6&mode=exactfilename&suite=precise

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Ubuntu Software Centre indicates that that package 'libsm6' is already installed –  Mysterio May 11 '12 at 9:43
    
Maybe you use 64-bit Ubuntu operating system? tipp10_debian_v2-1-0.deb package is very bad quality - executable is 32 bit, but in deb package architecture is set wrongly to "all" :( Report this to author of this software: ~$ file /usr/share/tipp10/tipp10 /usr/share/tipp10/tipp10: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.6.4, not stripped –  Mantas Baltix May 11 '12 at 9:53
    
You are right I'm on a 64bit system. I will definitely report this bug –  Mysterio May 11 '12 at 11:09
    
libsm6 is in the ia32-libs package. Thanks for your help –  Mysterio May 11 '12 at 13:34

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