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I am trying to run eclipse and I am getting:

/usr/lib/gio/modules/ wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 Failed to load module: /usr/lib/gio/modules/

I already found out that it is because this library is 64bits. I have found 32bit version of it and putted in subdirectory of /usr/lib32 but eclipse do not want to look for it there. How can I make it to look for libraries in /usr/lib32?

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How did you install eclipse? If you installed eclipse through the package manager, this should not be happening. – Eliah Kagan Nov 23 '11 at 0:25
This should not even happen if eclipse has been downloaded from :) – Sergey Nov 23 '11 at 0:34
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You're trying to run 32-bit eclipse (supposedly downloaded from, because Ubuntu package manager wouldn't let you do that) on 64-bit Ubuntu. While theoretically it may be possible to make this work, the easiest would be either to install eclipse using Ubuntu Software Center, or, if you have reasons to do so, download the proper installer from from

Their website has separate downloads for 32-bit and 64-bit Linux. You need the 64-bit one.

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