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Shared libSDL library fails to open

I'm having an issue with a shared library called libsdl. What I'm trying to do actually is to start up a game engine called GCCG (Generic Collectible Card Game). All the necessary packages were ...
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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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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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How to package shared libraries into deb packages?

My application needs some shared libraries, say libabc.so.1.0. I need to package this shared libriary into my .deb. Where should I put it? And tell the application where to find it if libabc.so.1.0 ...
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blastn: error while loading shared libraries: libbz2.so.1

I've just installed the blast-2.2.30+ package; when I tried to run it, it threw the following error: blastn: error while loading shared libraries: libbz2.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such ...
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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: ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Share LAMP between two Ubuntu installations in same drive

Two different Ubuntu installations in same GPT drive. Say Ubuntu 14.10 in /dev/sda3 and Kubuntu 14.10 in /dev/sda4. I'm running LAMP in both. Is there any way of sharing LAMP binaries between both ...
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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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How to tell a configure script the location of a library?

In Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit I am installing MEEP. I already installed all the dependicies stated in the website; however although I set LDFLAGS and CPPFLAGS as indicated in the installation page the ...
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How do I restore these library paths/versions for libmount?

I'm still dealing with the ramifications of installing a util-linux version well in advance of Ubuntu Trusty, as given here: http://askubuntu.com/a/439065/129616 Specifically, libmount still looks ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Problems with Eclipse and Android SDK

I installed Eclipse, openjdk6 and downloaded and extracted the sdk manager file. Now, When I created an Android project I got the following error: 2012-06-06 18:44:40 - contactManager] ...
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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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Error while loading shared

I installed spotify, but when i tried to open it, it says: spotify: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 I dont know what to do.
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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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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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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 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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“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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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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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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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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How to list folders and its content from different folders

I am wondering if there is a method to list folders and files from different folders or drives, like there is in Windows. There you can create a "library" and "merge" different folders to one. Thanks ...
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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 use both new and old versions of VLC requiring different libs?

I have old version of VLC installed (depends on libeml3, libmatroska5) and want to install latest one (depends on libeml4, libmatroska6) without deleting previous but get errors about these libraries ...
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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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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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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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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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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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error while loading shared libraries libSDL-1.2.so.0

I am trying to install ioquake on my ubuntu server. When I try to run it, I get this message: # ./ioquake3 ./ioquake3.x86_64: error while loading shared libraries: libSDL-1.2.so.0: cannot open ...
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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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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 ...