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

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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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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: ...
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libssl.so.10: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Im trying to use twoBitToFa, which is a small program released by the University of California Santa Cruz, that uncompresses large genome files and I get this error: error while loading shared ...
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undefined reference to `GDALAllRegister' [closed]

I have problem with gdal. I am currently working on Ubuntu and the IDE is Eclipse CDT i have given my code below and i have also installed the gdal package but it gives build errors #include ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0 - Brackets

I installed Brackets on Lubuntu 13.04. When I use the command brackets to open it, I get the error: /usr/lib/brackets/Brackets: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: cannot open shared ...
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How should I fix libraries that can't be found because of multiarch naming?

I've run into this problem a few times now. I have some program that is looking for a library and can't find it, even though it is in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu. Maybe this a flaw in the way the ...
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Please help building ladosc on 64bit raring

This is a question for the code savy, which I'm not... I'm trying to build a set of oldish ladspa plug-ins called ladosc (you can find them on google-code) but there are errors I can't find a ...
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libatk-bridge-2.0.so.0 shared library not found when opening gedit

Also my Ubuntu don't boot anymore. I already installed the package at-spi2-atk with no avail. I think this package should install that lib on my system. I don't know if it's related to the boot ...
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Install unetbootin on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to install UNetbootin on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I downloaded the executable file from this link and followed the instructions below: If using Linux, make the file executable (using either ...
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libusb-0.1.so.4 shared lib error in ubuntu 64 bit system

I am trying to install ZTE MF191 driver in ubuntu 12.04 64 bit machine. I am not sure is it support 64 bit or not. But it works fine in 32bit system. These driver package has a executable file named ...
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/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.19' not found

I'm building a program in a VM then deploying to another machine. This has been working for some time. Today I've started receiving this error message when I attempt to execute my program: ...
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Can't run Second life firestorm viewer (32bit) in ubuntu 64 bit

I'm trying to install a Second Life client called Phoenix Viewer. On the first attempt, I got a message about X errors. I searched the net all I could see to fix 32 bit apps and run them under 64 ...
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liblapack.so file

I want to run a matlab code in ubuntu 12.04 in which error is coming that liblapack.so shared library file is missing. How to get this file installed and from where can I get this file.Please help me ...
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Shared library not loading. Loading only under root

I have an executable that requires a shared library that resides in /opt/... folder. I have included the path in LD_LIBRARY_PATH under /etc/environment and updated it using source /etc/environment. ...
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How do I resolve a “Cannot open shared object file libudev.so.0” error?

Trying to run Game Dev Tycoon on Ubuntu 64. It asks for the above object. I ran sudo apt-get install libudev1:i386 and it came back already installed. I have /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libudev.so.1 but no ...
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How to tackle “libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found” without upgrading the whole OS

I'm trying to run an application on ubuntu 11.10 64bits. When I do ldd it tells me that /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found I know what causes this problem and reading ...
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Why is the library's linker name only in the -dev package?

Take a package like sqlite3: http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/i386/libsqlite3-0/filelist http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/i386/libsqlite3-dev/filelist Note that the linker name ...
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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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LD_LIBRARY_PATH specification

I have problem: NetBeans can't open libcudart.so.5.0 when I do RUN, though there is no problem from commandline. is this :: here root@comp:# echo $LD_LIBRARY_PATH ...
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netbeans cannot open shared library during RUN command

I have issue with NetBeans: everything worked fine but I've just tried to run my CUDA programs on Linux Ubuntu 12.10 in NetBeans and I get error: dist/Debug/GNU-Linux-x86/my_cuda_1: error while ...
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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. ...