Sign up ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free.

I've tried compiling an adventure game sdk called OpenSludge ( I can compile everything okay include libalure through git (openal library). But whenever I try to load this application it says it can't find the file. I check in usr/local/lib directory and it is sitting there with it's symbolic link?

Has anyone else had this issue?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 1 down vote accepted

One thing to try is:

ldconfig -vv | grep libalure

... ->

This will tell you if your library is being dynamically linked, make sure you've got a reference to /usr/local/lib in your /etc/ and /etc/ as well

(it's now automatically referenced in /etc/

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.