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installing the newest LittleCMS library in 14.04

I use the rawtherapee package and the latest release requires the latest version LCMS2.7 . I found the code here. Shall I use it (if yes how?) or is there any other way?
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Unable to import gmpy

I am a beginner with ubuntu and python. As I try to import gmpy, I get the following error: import gmpy Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module> ...
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Execution error with .so file

When running a server and trying to connect to a web socket I have an execution error: ./cameraserver: symbol lookup error: /home/ivan/Desktop/jderobot/JdeRobot/src/stable/interfaces/cpp/jderobot/...
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/usr/local/lib contains libraries which Aptitude reports aren't installed

I am trying to build a project that uses a specific library (SDL) on Ubuntu. The project uses old version of the library (libSDL-1.2). I've made mistake of installing the newest library but have since ...
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Setting up Samba Shares with users that have different read/write permisions

I have just set up a Samba Server and setting up my shares, I have a Media Share that looks like this in the config file. [Media] comment = Media path = /Media browsable = yes read only = no ...
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Coherence between package version and served files

Currently, I am trying to understand how distro maintainer build and choose names for their packages and there is (from my point of view) a lack of coherence for a specific package. Take the libzmq ...
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How to supply matching shared libraries to a self compiled program?

I have compiled a program on my own Ubuntu system. Now I want to run it on a foreign Ubuntu system with same architecture but slightly outdated shared libraries. How do I get the libraries from my own ...
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How to know from ldd command which library is missing?

When I run ldd -r binary_file I get something like this: libstdc++.so.6 => /usr/lib32/libstdc++.so.6 (0xf6d7a000) and this seems ok. However, I don't know what this line means, do I have the ...
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mountall: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0

I don't know how to fix this. My system won't even get past the loading screen. When I press F1 on the Ubuntu splash screen it shows me log with this message. mountall: error while loading shared ...
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libMagicWand.so.5 cannot open shared object file?

After update to version Ubuntu 15.04 I have problems when I try to run emacs. emacs: error while loading shared libraries: libMagicWand.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory....
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'libstdc++.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"

I tried to install apk file but I can't. /home/drmohammed/workspace/android/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools/ bash: /home/drmohammed/workspace/android/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools/: Is a ...
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Adding custom changes to the OpenBlas for Python

My question: How do I get Python to use my own compiled OpenBLAS version? Background The Theano install guide suggests that one should test that the BLAS library components associated are correctly ...
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Remove private shared libraries from Depends field in control

I'm using command debuild -b to package my application into a .deb. When it goes to run dh_makeshlibs, many shared libraries' names are added in debian/my-package/DEBIAN/shlibs. But some of them are ...
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Can't understand difference between liblapack3 and liblapack3gf

I need to install the lapack library in an ubuntu computer for linking to a code I am developing. I have been told to apt-get install liblapack3, but the only one I found is liblapack3gf. My list of ...
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GLIBCXX_3.4.20 not found, how to fix this error?

Whey I try to run the program Layout Editor (available on this site) on Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit LTS I get the following output in the terminal: $ layout layout: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libstdc++.so.6:...
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qt can't find GL/gl.h but libGL.so exists

I am running 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04. The compile error I am getting is: In file included from ../../../Qt/5.4/gcc_64/include/QtOpenGL/qgl.h:39:0, from ../../../Qt/5.4/gcc_64/include/...
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How to run Qt app compiled&linked with Qt 4.8.4 on a system with integrated Qt 4.8.6

I wrote an application using Qt 4.8.4. Now I purchased a new PC and installed Kubuntu 14.10 based on Qt 4.8.6. To develop my application, I built Qt 4.8.4 from source using make install and that went ...
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Missing libcryptopp.so.6

I have an application that I need to run which is telling me that it cannot find libcryptopp.so.6. I have tried installing every package that I could find that has a change of installing it but ...
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Libjpeg not found

I have an binary program to run on ubuntu. It has shared object dependency. pmvs is the name of the program $ ldd pmvs linux-vdso.so.1 => (0x00007fff043c3000) libXext.so.6 =>...
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Accidentally removed binutils linker (/usr/bin/ld)

I have accidentally removed the file /usr/bin/ld and now I can't compile my C programs any more. How can I re-install the linker from the repositories?
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How to view documentation for an installed library?

I installed doxygen and doxygen-doc. The man page for doxygen tells me to get doxygen-doc for more information. I found the doxygen-doc in my usr/share/doc, but its a compressed archive. So how can I ...
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The imported Shared library is not referring to the plugin

I have created a test.so file with a library linked with that (DijSDK.h) The Flow is test.so uses ---- DijSDK.h Which inturn calls ---- libsynthcam.so(plugin)file Now I am importing that .so file ...
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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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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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“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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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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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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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 /usr/lib/x86_64-...
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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 ...