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Witcher 2 missing library libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0

The events that led to this situation are as follows: I tried to run The Wither 2 on Linux from GoG.com and installed the dependencies (http://www.gog.com/game/the_witcher_2) using aptitude. I ...
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Create .deb of shared library

I tried everything, but failed. I need to make package of libsodium for precise. When I do regular mantra (./autogen.sh && ./configure && make && make install) everything ...
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Unable to open shared libasound library, despite file existing

In attempting to revisit my childhood and play Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri again on Linux (something which I accomplished successfully a few years back), I've run into a stubborn error. The Loki port ...
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The linker cant find blas and atlas on ubunu 12.04

i have installed blas and atlas by the following commands sudo apt-get install libatlas-base-dev sudo apt-get install libopenblas-dev But I am using a library which internally make use of it, while ...
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How to install Xaw package with header files?

I'm having this error on Ubuntu 14.04: checking for X... libraries , headers /usr/include/X11/ configure: error: Cannot find required Xaw header file Box.h; PDCurses cannot be configured How can I ...
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Is there any open-source way to make a static from a dynamic executable with no source code availability?

Let me explain the problem with an example. I use some old program in my day to day work, like for example xfig and pdfedit. Now, these programs are quite old and not updated too often; my fear is ...
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Error while loading shared

I installed spotify, but when i tried to open it, it says: spotify: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 I dont know what to do.
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“libsyslog-ng-3.4.8.so: cannot open shared object file” while starting syslog

I tried to install syslog-ng from source on a new Ubuntu 14.04 install. In anticipation of questioning why I did this, its because there are some changes I want to make to logging systems for ...
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Cuda 6.0/PyCuda. 'ImportError'

I had Cuda 5.5 with pycuda working great, but then I needed to upgrade to CUDA 6.0. Now when I try to run a sample PyCuda program I get this : ImportError: libcurand.so.6.0: cannot open shared ...
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How to list folders and its content from different folders

I am wondering if there is a method to list folders and files from different folders or drives, like there is in Windows. There you can create a "library" and "merge" different folders to one. Thanks ...
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How can I use both new and old versions of VLC requiring different libs?

I have old version of VLC installed (depends on libeml3, libmatroska5) and want to install latest one (depends on libeml4, libmatroska6) without deleting previous but get errors about these libraries ...
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Shared Library Error

I am trying to install the "libh3dapi". When I run the "cmake ." command in the build folder of H3DAPI is runs fine. But when I try to run "make", it runs for sometime and gives the following error at ...
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Installing libtiff.so.3 on ubuntu 14.04

I need to run dtk (http://trackvis.org/) on my ubuntu 14.04 but when I try to execute dtk I get the error error while loading shared libraries: libtiff.so.3: cannot open shared object file: No such ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libffi.so.5:

$ sudo apt-get install libffi6 libffi-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done libffi6 is already the newest version. The following packages ...
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Unable to locate package libffi and libffi5-dev on Ubuntu 12.04.4 through apt-get

$ sudo apt-get install libffi libffi5-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package libffi E: Unable to locate package ...
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Extracting a statically linked library

Is it possible to extract a statically linked library from an executable (e.g. turn it into an .so file), when I have the .h header file declaring the symbols? I also already have the .so file, but ...
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Desparate ! trying to install libgtk1.2 in ubuntu 14.04

I hear that this library file might not exist in the repositories since a few past editions ago, but I really need this version of libgtk for a manual installation of a run file, cannot find it with ...
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loading gcc created shared libraray in eclipse with four additional java files (swig)

In my architecture components used (swig 3.0,gcc 4,jdk 1.7, Eclipse Luna). 1.Converting C code to Java done using swig. 2.My c file name and interface file name are xyz.c , xyz.i and by running swig ...
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How do I point programs to libraries that they require? [duplicate]

I have this program that requires libbz2-1.0.so.1. I recently downloaded the libsdl1.2 library for i386 which is what the program was saying it required before. When I attempt to run the program, ...
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Shared library problem: OpenMesh

I have a Qt app with OpenMesh dependency. I built the OpenMesh library from source: cmake ... make make install It installed to the /usr/local/lib/OpenMesh folder: libOpenMeshCored.a ...
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libidn.so.11 error on starting an app

I'm trying to run a Total English digital book, an app I need for my work. Upon running I get this message: error while loading shared libraries: libidn.so.11: cannot open shared object file: No such ...
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Why can I compile against libclang-3.5.so and not against libclang.so?

I am trying to compile a C source file, that needs to be linked against a dynamic library I installed through apt-get (libclang.so). apt-get installed the clang shared libraries in ...
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Install libdwarf.so on Ubuntu

How can I install libdwarf.so on Ubuntu? I get this error while running an executable file. error while loading shared libraries: libdwarf.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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libomniORB4.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 [closed]

I'm running a bash script and it gives the following error. Anyone has any idea how to sort this out? error while loading shared libraries: libomniORB4.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64
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How to install library files

I installed skype translting software CLOWN FISH in linux(ubuntu 14.04 LTS). But it was not working properly. In the clown fish website they have specified required library files for the proper ...
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How do I install a .so file? - newbie

I downloaded freeverb.tar.gz which contains a plugin library (freeverb.so) for Audacity. I extracted the .tar.gz file to my downloads folder but I don't know what to do next. There is no Readme ...
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Linking with versioned shared libraries

I've been using Ubuntu for a couple of years now and a problem that I consistently come across is with linking against particular versions of shared object files. For example, I'm trying to install ...
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Error: can't resolve libraries to shared lib: gobject-2.0, gllib-2.0

I am trying to build Gobject Introspection-1.34.2 for ARM cross compile on x86 HOST machine. I am getting below error. | arm-kd-linux-gnueabi-libtool: link: arm-kd-linux-gnueabi-gcc -march=armv7-a ...
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ldconfig finds a library, ldd still doesn't

EDIT: Found the answer -- the binary is 32bit, I was installing 64bit libraries. Installing like sudo apt-get install libsdl1.2debian:i386 works. I'm trying to get Dwarf Fortress to work under Ubuntu ...
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can't find library after updating Ubuntu [Ogre]

i'm working with ogre for a personnal project. Yesterday i have updated Ubuntu to the last version with "do-release-upgrade" the problem is that i was working with ogre on a project, since i have ...
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Is the compiled version of a binary dynamically linked to the system SSL library?

In my case I build nginx from source and I want to confirm whether I need to rebuild it whenever a new OpenSSL update is released. From what I understand either of these two commands can be used to ...
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Updating FTP library

I've installed curlftpfs to mount FTP resources on my local Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 system using fstab: curlftpfs#user:password@IP:port/ /mount-point fuse ...
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LD Library Path

I am not sure whether my LD_LIBRARY_PATH is working. I installed Qt5.2.1 on Ubuntu and tried to execute an application from the command line using sudo ./App1. ( App1 needs sudo access, hence I ...
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ELF shared libraries

I have a question about using libraries on Linux. Lets say I have a program called MYPROG and two libraries LIBABC.SO and LIBXYZ.SO. MYPROG loads the module LIBABC.SO with "dlopen RTLD_NOW". "dlopen" ...
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How Can I Reinstall or Restore Library Files via Command Line?

In an effort to get Civ 5 running on my machine, I deleted libgcc_s.so.1 and the soft link libstdc++.so.6 which referred to libstdc++.so.6.0.19. This was a terrible idea and now I cannot run many ...
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Getting interleaved source code and assembly code for shared object files in Ubuntu

I would like to get interleaved source code and assembly code for a number of .so shared objects using "objdump -S" command. However, it seems that the installed libraries on my machine do not include ...
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Not able to install Adobe air in ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install adobe air in Ubuntu 14.04 I Used following commands to install, wget http://airdownload.adobe.com/air/lin/download/latest/AdobeAIRInstaller.bin sudo ln -s ...
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Install the libidn.so.11 library for 32-bits in a 64-bit system

With 13.04 I installed ia32-libs to pick up dependencies for a specific 32-bit application that I use. There is no ia32-libs for 14.04. I need ONE library, libidn.so.11. Here's my summary: First ... ...
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Where is wine1.7-dev in 14.04

In Ubuntu 14.04 I can find these packages: wine1.4, wine1.6, wine1.7 and also: wine1.4-dev, wine1.6-dev Now where is wine1.7-dev?
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Can I install two versions of libbullet?

I use ubuntu 12.04 My error msg: sam@sam:~/code/pcl_standalone/vfh_dir$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Is it okay (or not) to symlink libraries to overcome “cannot open shared object” errors?

Sometimes, for one reason or another, a program hasn't specified or included all its dependencies correctly, and starting it up results in errors indicating missing dependencies. A typical error is ...
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ubuntu /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgcc_s

I am compiling a fortran program by using g77 on Ubuntu 14.04, I got the following error: ubuntu /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgcc_s Didn't you ever have experience with such problem?
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Vim refuses to start with “error while loading shared libraries: libperl.so.5.14” after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

After I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 vim refuses to start, showing the following error: vim: error while loading shared libraries: libperl.so.5.14: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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problem running Skype on Trusty Tahr (64 bits)

I have successfully installed Skype using Ubuntu Software Center. When I tried running from command line, I received the following error message: $ skype skype: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Why is libtiff.so.4 not recognized?

I recently updated from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 LTS. I was using Smoldyn, a particle-based simulation package, but since the update it doesn't work anymore. After typing smoldyn I get the following ...
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How do I get the libxpcom.so file for Titanium Appcelerator Studio?

I'm trying to install Titanium Appcelerator Studio under Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit... Launches almost fine, except it needs libxpcom.so. Been looking for it for hours now, cant find the latest version of ...
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Several applications give “libtasn1.so.3: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory”

I get this error when I try running LibreOffice after upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04. ~$> libreoffice --writer /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Binary requires older version of a shared object

I was given a binary to execute, but running ldd ./name_of_binary gives libABC.so.1 => not found (I replaced the library name with 'libABC' because I'd like a general answer) I have ...
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problem in runing rDock (error while loading shared libraries)

I installed rDock on Ubuntu 13.10 according to its manual (http://rdock.sourceforge.net/manuals/getting-started/). I finished the steps and it seems it was installed successfully. After make test I ...
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Dynamic library run as root

I have a dynamic library which must run as root, but for normal users who can not use sudo, they may not be able to use the library, is that possible to configure the dynamic library thus normal users ...