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I've been trying to get Psychonauts to run on my computer for over a month now. I previously posted here, but even after following those directions I am still stuck. I have successfully installed the missing package that Psychonauts cites when as the reason for not running:

usagiyojimbo@Usagi:~/psychonauts$ sudo apt-get install libstdc++6
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
libstdc++6 is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

However, when I try to run the program it still responds exactly the same way. Here is the ls:

usagiyojimbo@Usagi:~/psychonauts$ ls
DisplaySettings.ini  libSDL-1.2.so.0             psychonauts.png
Documents            Psychonauts                 README-linux.txt
icon.bmp             PsychonautsData2.pkg        uninstall-psychonauts.sh
libopenal.so.1       Psychonauts Manual Win.pdf  WorkResource

I have been doing this:

usagiyojimbo@Usagi:~/psychonauts$ ./Psychonauts
./Psychonauts: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.6: cannot open
shared object file: No such file or directory

What am I doing wrong?

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I think Psychonauts is a 32bit application. You will need to install:

sudo apt-get install lib32stdc++6
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Try to run

$ strace ./psychonauts

and watch out for open() calls for libstdc++. And then you work from that.

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