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Computer Janitor

I'm willing to use Computer Janitor but I'm afraid to lose some important libraries. Is it secure to use Computer Janitor? Thanks in advance.
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Broke Evince / Missing libevdocument library

After a botched Gnome 3 install I managed to revert back to classic and everything seems to be working fine. Everything, that is, aside from Evince. I was trying to open a PDF file and Evince just ...
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Libraries used by C# executables

I am having a problem when I try to run C# executables (compiled with mono C# compiler at 10.10 server) inside a chroot jail. In order to run the executable inside the jail I need to include the ...
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Why is /lib/libc.so.6 missing?

find | grep libc.so.6 reveals that it's in /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6, but a script I was running expected it to be directly under /lib, so why isn't there at least a symlink? Would I risk ...
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How do I determine what packages require a certain library?

I currently have a bunch of KDE libraries installed on my computer, and I want to find out what packages I have installed that require them. Does any one know a quick way to do this? I'd prefer a ...
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How do I build Qt Static Libraries?

I'm Developing QT and I want to know how to build static libraries. Well, I searched a lot. But the Reason I asked is that I've installed these from Synaptic: libqt4-core libqt4-gui libqt4-...
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How to get 32 bit version of libraries on Ubuntu 64 bit?

I'm trying to compile a program which uses Google's V8 library (which is 32 bit). Therefore any library I use within my program also has to be 32 bit. Where can I download the 32 bit version of ...
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Why do I need lib64 on my 32 bit machine?

I am trying to install Oracle on my 32-bit machine that runs Ubuntu 10.4. I am following install Oracle on Ubuntu tutorial. At the very first step there is a requirement to manually install library ...
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Need help fixing a strange path error in bash

I have two executable files I downloaded and am trying to add to the path. They are located in /home/user/folder and the specific files are /home/user/folder/app1 /home/user/folder/app2 Both ...
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How can I install Java libraries such as the jMonkey Engine system-wide?

I want to install the jMonkey Engine system-wide so that all users can use it. Where do I put these files? $ unzip -q jME2_0_1-StableDistribution.zip $ tree -Fn jME2_0_1-StableDistribution/jME2_0_1-...
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What can I do about missing libgdk_pixbuf-2.0.la?

I'm trying to compile an application (peekabot) from source on a clean install of 10.10 (this is under VirtualBox on OS X, but I don't think that this is a problem). When it performs a linking step it ...
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libunrar.so not found

I'm having trouble installing libunrar.so. It's required for Calibre to convert CBR files. Anyone an idea on where to get it (package or source)?
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Transferring Libraries from Windows 7 into Wine

I was wondering if I would be able to transfer my libraries from my Windows 7 partition to Wine. I am pretty sure this is legal because I would be using the libraries from a Windows installation that ...
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Is it safe to upgrade glibc to 2.2?

I've been looking at purchasing MarbleBlast Gold from Torque and a game called Orbz and one of the requirements is glibc2.2+ I've done a little research around the issue and noticed that Ubuntu uses ...
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If I need a specific library how do I find out which packages can install that library? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find the package that provides a file? If I know the name of a library (Eg. libnss3.so) how do I figure out which package to install to get this library? Is there ...