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How do I install ALL development libraries?

I want to preinstall all the libraries one could ever need onto a system so someone building something would always have the libraries available. Like in a computer lab where users are not root. I ...
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Find version of development library from command line?

I installed the c++ boost development libraries using Ubuntu software centre. The problem is that it was quite a long time ago and I cannot remember where they are installed nor what version they ...
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Which are the core libraries in Ubuntu?

What are core libraries in Ubuntu? I mean libraries where the APIs and ABIs are preserved across major releases, like 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS and 16.06 LTS. What is the core of Ubuntu and what is the ...
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How to install gluezilla-dev?

gluezilla was removed from latest Ubuntu repository for some silly reason. This library is necessary for mono web libraries to work properly (without gluezilla the web browser component doesn't work). ...
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Why does running this program on 11.10 give a 'GLIBC_2.15 not found' error?

I am trying to install Absinthe 2.0.4 on Ubuntu 11.10 on a netbook. When I try to run the install file, this keeps on happening: rafael@RafLaptop:~/Desktop/absinthe-linux-2.0.4$ ./absinthe.x86 ...
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How can I know if my an application on my desktop environment is loading other DE's modules, libraries, etc?

I read this question and it's answer about multiple desktop environments and how they might impact system performance and was wondering: How do I know if I'm using an "application which loads the ...
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Netbeans cant call libraries in C++ since update to 12.04

I was hoping you can help me solve a problem I have. Since I updated to 12.04 version of Ubuntu I cant call libraries in C++ netbeans projects. I get this message in netbeans when I include library ...
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How can i install Skype without ia32-libs?

How can I Install Skype without ia32-libs? The libraries provided by ia32-libs crash my 64-bit "Second Life" game.
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How can I repair the default GTK libraries after installing GTK 3.4 from source?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and compiled and installed GTK 3.4 to go through some GTK developer tutorials. Installing this version of GTK has caused problems with Unity. All system dialogs and top bar ...
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What will happen if I install the latest version of an existing library by building from source?

I am a noob with linux and I use Synaptic package manager to install all the software I need. I did so also for mathgl, the library for scientific graphs. Recently a new version appeared online, but ...
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Anyone know if 12.04 has OpenGL Aux Libraries?

Im wanting to know how to install ubuntu 12.04's OpenGL aux libraries if any. Im trying to program OpenGL with C++. I cant find anything on google so. any help would be super great!!!
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Message: SDL_GL_LoadLibrary Error: Failed loading libGL.so.1

All of my games are giving me this error: Message: SDL_GL_LoadLibrary Error: Failed loading libGL.so.1 I have found this HIB Games (Aquaria & Penumbra) cannot find libGL.so.1 even though it ...
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How to make a lib file (libtxc-dxtn0) used by only the apps that need it?

I need libtxc-dxtn for some native Linux games to start (Amnesia). Without it, the game crashes. If I install it, the colors some other games drastically change. So, I install and un-install the ...
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How to configure Ubuntu for public kiosk use?

My local library currently uses Windows with Steadystate to provide a locked-down, "stateless" PC. It provides library patrons with access to a web browser, Office and a couple of other apps. Once a ...
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Multi-Architectures and Their Binaries

Why is there a /usr/lib and a /usr/lib32 directory but only a /usr/bin and no /usr/bin32 directory on a AMD64 64-bit-install of Ubuntu? If or when Debian/Ubuntu start supporting ...
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How to install ia32-libs on 12.04 LTS (32 Bit)

I am trying to install ia32-libs on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (x86). I enabled all the repository sources but I'm receiving the error message below: ~$ sudo apt-get install ia32-libs Reading package ...
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“cannot find -lGLEW_x86_64” error when trying to link GLEW [closed]

I am trying to build a project that uses GLEW (using makefile provided by the developers of the project). It gives the following error message: [LINK] ./dist/linux/x86_64/GPUSPH /usr/bin/ld: cannot ...
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How to remove lesstif and install Open Motif?

We are having some problems with the LKB installation on Ubuntu http://moin.delph-in.net/LkbFaq and the solution posted on the FAQ site says: "The LKB interaction window appears but none of the menus ...
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/usr/lib/libodbc.so missing in 12.04

Before upgrading to ubuntu 12.04, I had the library libodbc.so in /usr/lib. I am pretty certain it was part of the unixodbc package. Somehow it has gone missing after my last upgrade to 12.04 (64 ...
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Ubuntu-restricted-extras conflict: feature or bug?

On a fresh 12.04 installation I wanted to install the ubuntu-restricted-extras. Therefore it needs to remove libavutil51 and libavcodec53. So, as there will be installed libavutil-extra-51 and ...
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Unable to locate package libX11-dev

I was trying to build HTK using Ubuntu 11.04. These are the commands I used: sudo ./configure make all I immediately get the error: X11/Xlib.h: No such file or directory So when I try to ...
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Epson scanner requires libjpeg version 6 -where & how can I find this?

Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Release. I installed Epson Image Scan! and apparently there's a known problem that doesn't allow saving scans as jpeg unless a lib is installed. I quote the FAQ: ----- quote ...
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Can not find libtinyxml 2.6.x

I'am running ROS on Ubuntu. When I tried to compile a package, errors occured. On the develop page, it suggested that we should update tinyXML to the latest version, which is 2.6.x. I typed sudo ...
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Trying to access centralized executable and attendant library file from anywhere in the file tree [closed]

I'm trying to centralize my executables and libraries but I still want to be able to execute an input file from anywhere in the file tree without having to copy in the executable and the library every ...
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how to create a desktop environemt

I want to create a desktop environment for Ubuntu and Linux can you tell me how to do that i want the best easiest way to do that. can i use qt Linux embedded to do that if it is then i want to use ...
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Can no longer launch Bibble Ubuntu 11.10

When trying to launch Bibble5 I get the following error message: ./bibble5: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 Is this a case of another fresh install? I ...
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How to find location of installed library

Background: I'm trying to build my program but first I need to set up libraries in netbeans. My project is using GLU and therefore I installed libglu-dev. I didn't note location where the libraries ...
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Unmet dependencies while installing imagemagick on Ubuntu 10.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I was trying to install imagemagic on 10.04 $ sudo apt-get -f install imagemagick Go the below error Reading package lists... ...
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Manually add library to installed packages

I'm trying to install opencv libraries. There were some dependencies that apt can't locate: libcudart4 libcufft4 libnpp4 These libraries are part of CUDA from nvidia. So I installed CUDA and now I ...
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How to install custom c library?

I just wanted to add a c library to Ubuntu which was created by Harvard University for cs50 course. They provided instructions for how to install the library which is listed below. Debian, Ubuntu ...
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Where to find/install libpulsecore-1.0.so? Pulse audio problem

My skype is crashing silently. I tried to follow advice here: What to do when Skype freezes silently? and here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=11653257 But it suggests giving permission ...
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Conflict between ffmpeg and mplayer

I have been dealing with this issue for a long time now. I compiled a patched version of ffmpeg offered by this company. The problem arises whenever I install mplayer via apt-get. Before the ...
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Which readlineX-dev should I install?

I'm installing postgresql from source. The installation guide states: If you are using a package-based Linux distribution, be aware that you need both the readline and readline-devel packages, ...
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Can I connect totem/mplayer with my multimedia library as the default player?

I am a huge fan of totem and mplayer and prefer their sound to other applications. I want to setup my multimedia library in such a way that when I play any multimedia file it should be played in ...
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How to make use of RuntimeService in Ubuntu under UEFI boot mode?

How to make use of RuntimeService in Ubuntu under UEFI boot mode? I want to make use of the runtimeservice of UEFI BIOS, SetVariable() or GetVariable(), and so on. What I need to do, and any lib for ...
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Problem with Executing Boost Library

I am novice to ubuntu and Boost. I have installed ubuntu 11.10 and followed the instructions from the website (http://www.alittlemadness.com/2009/03/31/c-unit-testing-with-boosttest/) to try BOOST ...
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Migrating from Adobe Lightroom to Darktable

Another fed-up Windows user here. Only reason I have stuck with it for so long is because I depend on Lightroom for photo editing. I want to switch to Linux and discovered Darktable. Question: Is ...
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How can you figure out the dependencies of your project?

I am going to start a project soon, and want to make sure all libs are included that are not natively installed. Is there a way to check this without compiling on a clean machine?
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Marlin file manager doesn't launch due to libunity.so.6 missing

I just installed Marlin file browser, from the marlin-dev ppa. Problem is, wehn i try to launch it, i get this error: stewart@StudioLaptop2:~$ marlin marlin: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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how to install libbow?

Does any one installed libbow on ubuntu 10.10? Seems the code is not upgraded for latest compiler. when i try to follow the instruction to install the same, i got error during compilation stage. It ...
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Libraries for eclipse with CCSv5 from Texas Instruments

My system is Ubuntu 11.10 64bit and i have to run a 32bit version of eclipse to use the TI plugins for CCSv5 but it doesn't work. I tried to run eclipse in a 62bit java environment but it doesn't ...
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How to get GLIBCXX_3.4.14?

I am trying to use synergy and when I run synergyc or synergys it shows the error: synergys: /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.14' not found (required by synergys) I don't have ...
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What is the legal status of libraries in Ubuntu?

I cannot find a good source of information in regard to the legal status of some libraries and applications in Ubuntu 11.10, and I am hoping to find some answers here. Firstly, it seems Ubuntu ...
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How to compile a Unity scope? (Or: how to use libraries in Vala?)

I'm currently learning Vala, and after going through the basics I wanted to do an actual small project to make it more fun. For this, I thought creating a scope for Unity would be perfect (in this ...
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What would cause the “gi” module to be missing from python?

After some not so clever editing of the default Python version in Ubuntu, from 2.7 to 3.2, I ended up breaking my entire system. After my computer imploded and everything stopped working, I tried to ...
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How do I export banshee library settings to another machine?

I am trying to downgrade my distro. The thing is, I have spent some few hours organising my music library and I do not want to lose my database. I have checked 'write meta data to files'. And so, my ...
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Installing NetCDF

I would like to write a fortran program which uses NetCDF. In order to do so, I have to have the netcdf-module somewhere on my harddisc, and tell my compiler where to find it. In Synaptic, the ...
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HIB Games (Aquaria & Penumbra) cannot find libGL.so.1 even though it exists

I'm trying to play some Humble Indie Bundle (HIB) games, but I'm getting errors with Aquaria and Penumbra: Overture that are related to the libGL.so.1 file. Aquaria gives this error on launch: ...
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Installing curl.h library

could you help me install curl.h library? I am creating a program that makes use of this C library. I'm on Ubuntu Linux. Thanks.
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“cannot find -lOpenCL” error when making the Cuda SDK

I have an ASUS Notebook with nVidia gt 520m and thought about trying some OpenCL programming (first time) on Ubuntu 11.10. I installed the nvidia-current-dev package. Thus, I found libOpenCL.so and ...