I have to install an agent software for my college intranet. They provide this .bin file as the installer file. I type ./file.bin after going to the right directory. It says

error while loading shared libraries: libglib-2.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

What is the problem?

I have already done

sudo chmod +x file.bin



output of

sudo updatedb && locate libglib-2.0.so.0

libglib-2.0.so.0 should exist on all Ubuntu Desktop installations -- it will not on a command-line system. Are you running a desktop Ubuntu -- which version?

  • 12.04. what should I do then? – learner Aug 10 '12 at 6:26
  • What is the output of sudo updatedb && locate libglib-2.0.so.0? – ish Aug 10 '12 at 6:28
  • updated question. – learner Aug 10 '12 at 6:40
  • Try sudo ./file.bin if you trust it; if that doesn't work, a link to the actual bin file would be the best way to troubleshoot this :) – ish Aug 10 '12 at 7:03
  • Well, its on the intranet of my college. How do I take you to the file? :) It is a very small one by the way. About half an mb. – learner Aug 10 '12 at 7:16

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