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When will the API/X11 be completed?

Okay, before I get into the guts of it, I'm vastly aware that Gtk and Qt are marvelous frameworks from which to work with. In fact, I have no qualms with either. That being said, does anyone know of ...
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/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lustdio

So, I'm compiling a program from source, and the compilation fails when it tries to link "libustdio.so": /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lustdio I'm pretty sure that its part of the ICU library, which I ...
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shotwell 0.12 shared library error [closed]

i installed shotwell 0.12 like so via its official ppa sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yorba/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install shotwell and when i tried to run it via dash it didn't start. i ...
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I want to install libssl.0.9.8

I'm trying to install utorrent program, and when I execute the program I get ./utserver: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.0.9.8: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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How to install 32-bit version of libstdc++.so.6 on a 64 bit machine

I need to install the 32-bit version of libstdc++.so.6 on a 64 bit Ubuntu 8.04.2 server. when i tried apt-get install ia32-libs, it says root@devserver:~/downloads# apt-get install ia32-libs ...
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skype: error while loading shared libraries: libXss.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I am using ubuntu 11.10 64bit, skype was working however after running sudo apt-get autoremove skype is throwing skype: error while loading shared libraries: libXss.so.1: cannot open shared object ...
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What package provides -llua for g++?

I've installed all lua5.1 development packages from Synaptic and the g++ linker can not find -llua. I've read on some other question that it is possible that -llua has some other name and that I ...
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please help me understand libraries/includes

I'm trying to understand how libraries work. for example I downloaded a tarball and extracted it. Now I do "./configure", it searches in pre-defined directories from what I understand for certain ...
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How do I install libtiff.so.3?

I installed Maya 2011 on Ubuntu 10.04 many times and it was always working, Recently i upgraded my Ubuntu from 10.04 to 11.04, and when i tried to install Maya 2011 on it i wasn’t able to get it ...
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err: file '/lib/libgcc_s.so.1' not found

I'm running 32bit ubuntu in a virtual machine inside vmplayer. That file simply doesn't exist, what do I do?
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Compiling library from source code, how to overwrite current package?

So here's the short story. I wanted to compile the latest Transmission client from source but in order to do that I needed the libevent-2 library which is not available from Ubuntu 10.04's ...
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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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error while loading shared libraries, file too short

From one of my customers I got an application. When I try to run it I got following error error while loading shared libraries: ./libvtkWidgets.so.5.4: file too short In my project structure I see ...
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How to resolve “error loading libxml2.so.2” when installing Cisco AnyConnect VPN? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client on Maverick 64-bit. I'm getting the following errors: Installing Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client ... Removing previous installation... ...
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Cx_freeze - How can I Install the shared libraries to /usr/lib [closed]

I am using cx_freeze to compile my python script and when I compile the program, all the files are placed in one specified folder. The executable wont run if the shared libs are not within the same ...
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Issue with compiling OpenSludge

I've tried compiling an adventure game sdk called OpenSludge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/opensludge/). I can compile everything okay include libalure through git (openal library). But whenever I ...
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Help compiling (need old libs)

I need to get a scientific software running but it requires older libs and I don't want to screw my current system. I thought about using an old ubuntu version in a VM. But which would I need? The ...
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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)?
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How to get .so file to show up in package?

As many of you know by now, I'm building a package :) I am so close to getting it finished so I can upload it to my PPA, but there is still one slight problem: the shared library (.so file) doesn't ...