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Software that I'm installing requires /lib/libc.so.6, but it's not in place:

$> ls -l /lib/libc*
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root      14 2011-10-09 06:02 /lib/libcap.so.2 -> libcap.so.2.20
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root   18832 2011-02-16 03:42 /lib/libcap.so.2.20
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1620736 2012-05-23 07:19 /lib/libcrypto.so.0.9.8

libc and libc6-dev are installed. Running apt-get upgrade glibc does not solve this.

What should I do to resolve this dependency?

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A quick solution.

Open a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run the following commands:

For 64-bit Ubuntu:

sudo ln -s /lib64/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6 /lib64/libc.so.6

For 32-bit Ubuntu:

sudo ln -s /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6 /lib/libc.so.6
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On my 64-bit Ubuntu it needed to be:

sudo ln -s /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6 /lib/libc.so.6

(i.e. the 64 bit library is below /lib, not /lib64)

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  • I had the same thing on Xubuntu14.04.1 64bit, so I'm not sure about marking this answer as "not useful" . If x86_64-linux-gnu is under lib/ instead of lib64/ is that not a Xubuntu thing/mistake?
    – eugenevd
    Oct 20, 2014 at 12:46
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you need to run

sudo apt install ia32libs
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I was facing the same issue..... Try this command: sudo apt-get install lib32z1


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