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Is there an open-source way to make static executables from a dynamic one?

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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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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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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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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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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compiling with yacc library liby.a

I hope that if someone has this library in dynamic, you might not have the problem. This library on other Unixes use fprintf. I installed bison and it calls yyerror and back at square one again. The ...
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ldconfig ignores some files under /usr/local/lib/

When trying to start a certain program, I got the following error message: error while loading shared libraries: foo.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Therefore I ...
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Installation of i386 Deb(Hangul 2008) into AMD64 architecture; dpkg/library error - 2

This question is 2nd question following previous one posted but regarding installing 32bit library on 64AMD system of 13.10 From the first question, as Avinash Raj told I finished installing deb ...
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Installation of i386 Deb(Hangul 2008) into AMD64 architecture; dpkg/library error

I'm using chrubuntu 12.04 LTS on acer chromebook c720. As I'm korean, I'm trying to install 'Hangul 2008 Linux', Korean style 'MS-word' software made for linux users. Becuase it is only for i386 ...
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Conflicting libraries in /usr/local/lib and /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu

So I manually installed the latest ffmpeg a while ago, because one of my projects needs the latest .55 ffmpeg libraries (I think I used this: https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/UbuntuCompilationGuide). So ...
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how can I get /usr/lib32 on my 32-bit ubuntu?

how can I get /usr/lib32 on my 32-bit ubuntu ? This file is missing on my system.
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Where does Ubuntu look for shared libraries?

When I run a process that links to a shared library at runtime (linked when the process starts, not linked later with dlload()), where does it look for that shared library (.so) file other than ...
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ldconfig: Path `/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu' given more than once

I'm running 12.10. I'm trying to run an application that needs libglut.so.3. I installed freeglut3 and I can see the library located in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu. But when I run the application, it ...
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“error while loading shared libraries: libjpeg.so.9: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory”

I just built libjpeg and installed it. I'm trying to my program, it successfully builds, but shows this message when executed: error while loading shared libraries: libjpeg.so.9: cannot open shared ...
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Feasibility of Static Binaries

I am trying to figure out the implications of a distribution where static binaries are preferred over shared ones. For that purpose, I put together a small Scala shell script that 1) traverses /bin, ...
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Why am I getting 'file not found' when trying to run CEWE Fotobuch / Kruidvat fotoservice on my 64 bit system?

When I install the CEWE Fotobuch (rebranded as "Kruidvat fotoservice" in the Netherlands) software on my 64 bit system, the application does not start. Instead, I'm getting a 'file not found' error. ...
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Music player with auto library refresh?

is there any music player with the ability to auto-refresh it's contents, when a song is added in it's library directory manually? like, if i add a song on my iTunes library on my Mac OS partition, ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to look somewhere for library files?

I have installed OpenMPI and a package called CVODE onto my Ubuntu system, which is running in a virtual machine (using VirtualBox). There was one problem which was worked around by copying some ...
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Why can't my program find the libraries in “/usr/local/lib”?

I'm on Ubuntu 10.10, and I've just upgraded opencv to 2.4.2. The problem is that each time I open a new shell and try to compile and run, it compiles but doesn't run due to the following error: ...
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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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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 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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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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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)?