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I have to install an agent software for my college intranet. They provide this .bin file as the installer file. I type ./file.bin after going to the right directory. It says

error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

What is the problem?

I have already done

sudo chmod +x file.bin



output of

sudo updatedb && locate
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12.04. what should I do then? – learner Aug 10 '12 at 6:26
What is the output of sudo updatedb && locate – izx Aug 10 '12 at 6:28
updated question. – learner Aug 10 '12 at 6:40
Try sudo ./file.bin if you trust it; if that doesn't work, a link to the actual bin file would be the best way to troubleshoot this :) – izx Aug 10 '12 at 7:03
Well, its on the intranet of my college. How do I take you to the file? :) It is a very small one by the way. About half an mb. – learner Aug 10 '12 at 7:16

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