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I'm installing IRAF on a new machine, and when I try to launch xgterm, I get the error message:

xgterm: error while loading shared libraries: libXmu.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

However, the package that contains this library, libXmu6, is both installed and up to date.

Any help would be appreciated.

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There is two things you may try: (i) install the -dev package of the library - e.g. sudo apt-get install libxmu-dev or (ii) if you are using a 32bits installation of IRAF in a 64bits machine, install the 32bits library e.g. sudo apt-get install libxmu6:i386

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