For questions, issues related to shared libraries, .so files and its manipulation in Ubuntu

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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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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... It launches almost fine, except it needs libxpcom.so. I've been looking for it for hours now, I cant find the latest ...
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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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LD_LIBRARY_PATH

I have tried to link VINCIA to ROOT, but there is a problem related to the location of the shared libraries in my system. Since I have installed all these tools in a directory which is different than ...
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Skype cannot find libsqlite3.so.0

Skype fails to run: $ skype skype: error while loading shared libraries: libsqlite3.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I tried reinstalling Skype (apt-get remove then ...
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Why do I get 'error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64' when I run Mercury? [closed]

Using native OpenGL /home/software/Mercury_3.3/c_linux/bin/mercury.x: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64
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Trying to resolve “Cannot open shared object file libudev.so.0”? Getting too many levels of symbolic links problem

I was trying to solve the problem highlighted here: But whenever I execute ln -s libudev.so.1 libudev.so.0 or even ln -s libudev.so.0 libudev.so.1 I get Too many symbolic links error. I know ...
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libpython2.6.so.1.0 doesn't exist

I am trying to run an application called powerpc-eabi-gdb, however, when I start it, I get the following error: error while loading shared libraries: libpython2.6.so.1.0: cannot open shared object ...
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ImageMagick linking error with libfpx.so: undefined reference to

I was trying to add support for the FlashPIX format in my own build of ImageMagick. In order to achieve this I downloaded the sources libfpx-1.3.1-3.tar.gz from the ImageMagick FTP server for ...
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Troubleshooting blank LD_LIBRARY_PATH [duplicate]

Today I installed Acrobat Reader from the website, but it fails to run. When I try to run it from the command line, I get: jdibling@hurricane /opt/Adobe/Reader9/bin $ ./acroread ...
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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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CGMINER installation says missing shared library [closed]

I am trying to install and run cgminer for Ubuntu 64bit. I keep getting an error that states that a shared library libudev0 is missing. I can get everything installed but this one piece. Can ...
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Error while loading shared libraries, but I've installed the libraries

I've been trying to get Psychonauts to run on my computer for over a month now. I previously posted here, but even after following those directions I am still stuck. I have successfully installed the ...
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libcld.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory error when using CLD

I am getting this error while trying to use CLD: libcld.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I'm using Python 2.7 on Ubuntu 12.04.
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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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error while loading shared libraries; cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

The program evince complains that it can't find libfreetype.so.6; however I clearly have the file and its included in my LD_LIBRARY_PATH; furthermore I have another program which uses libfreetype6 and ...
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How can I know which is the source of an specific standard shared libraries? [duplicate]

How can I get access to the source code of standard shared libraries?
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Specify shared library location for VLC

I built (from source) a newer version of libavcodec.so, libavformat.so, etc. than provided by the Ubuntu repositories. (My newer versions are installed in /usr/local/lib). Using ldd /usr/bin/vlc to ...
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libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0:i386 not available on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit; troubles with Adobe Air

I've been trying to install Adobe Air on my 64 bit Ubuntu machine. The first thing I tried was to follow this tutorial that symlinks the missing libraries, but it is under the impression that HAL was ...
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Is it possible to install packages from another linux distribution?

To be more precise, an executable returns this error: error while loading shared libraries: libftdi1.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I can't find that library ...
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Packet Tracer 6.0.1 - problem with running (error while loading shared libraries: libQtScriptTools.so.4: …)

I have installed smoothly PTR 6.0.1 according to this site (How do I run Cisco Packet Tracer 6.0.1?), but when I want to run it this error appears: PacketTracer6: error while loading shared ...
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peazip: error while loading shared libraries: libX11.so.6

I'm trying to get peazip running but I'm facing some trouble. When I run peazip I get the error: peazip: error while loading shared libraries: libX11.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such ...
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Error While Loading Shared Libraries (libGLU.so.1)

I am trying to run Chamsys MagicQ on Ubuntu 12.10 with 64bit AMD processor. This is what it tells me when I try to run the program. ./magicq: error while loading shared libraries: libGLU.so.1: ...
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How to get requested librairies of gridwars?

I would like to get a list of libraries requested by Gridwars executable. I one year ago used ldd but moi@myComputer:/opt/gridwars/gridwars_lin$ ldd gridwars not a dynamic executable After ...
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How to check which version of library is used and how to change?

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed, with ImageMagick and libjpeg6 and libjpeg8 libraries installed. I am now wondering if there is a way to determine, which version is used, and to change it.
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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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Failed to load module “unity-gtk-module” by skype in ubuntu 13.10

When i run skype from terminal this message appear, but skype run successfully. I have checked that unity-gtk-module is installed in my system and required lib files are available but in 64 ...
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Can not run evince. Says shared library is missing [closed]

When trying to start evince Ubuntu 12.04 responds me: % evince evince: error while loading shared libraries: libSM.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory On the other hand ...
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Missing libudev.so.0

I can't seem to work out how to fix the "error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory" Being on 12.04 (precise) 64-bit, I've tried ...
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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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Python 3.3.2 with Shared option is incomplete

On Ubuntu 12.04, I am trying to compile and install Python3.3.2. My compile commands: ./configure --prefix=/usr/local --enable-shared make make install Then I run: /usr/local/bin/python3.3 ...
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libpng15.so.15, cannot open shared object file

I recently downloaded a binary of Blender, and upon running it on got the following error: jdphenix@jdphenix:~/blender/blender_59865$ ./blender ./blender: error while loading shared libraries: ...