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

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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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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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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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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 ...