So finally free version of Resolve has arrived, but after I installed it on my notebook it doesn't start. Can someone help me out?

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    What happens when you try to start it? If the answer is "nothing", then try running it from a terminal and see if it outputs anything. Mar 13 '17 at 18:24
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    also waiting for an answer.. in the meantime i will start combing through the Blackmagic Forums forum.blackmagicdesign.com/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=56878 Mar 28 '17 at 4:45
  • To debug the problem run ldd /opt/resolve/bin/resolve to test for dependencies and check /opt/resolve/logs/ or ~/.local/share/DaVinciResolve/logs/ for error logs.
    – totymedli
    Jan 10 '20 at 13:49

Installing libssl-dev and a few symbolic link solves the problem. Please enter the commands below:

sudo apt install libssl-dev
sudo ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgstreamer-1.0.so.0 /usr/lib/libgstreamer-0.10.so.0
sudo ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgstbase-1.0.so.0 /usr/lib/libgstbase-0.10.so.0
sudo ln -s /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libssl.so.1.0.0 /usr/lib/libssl.so.10
sudo ln -s /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libcrypto.so.1.0.0 /usr/lib/libcrypto.so.10


  • After overcoming this installation problem (missing requirement/dependency), the next challenge is this error message at the start of the installed app: "Please initialize the log4cxx system properly." And to overcome this, you should go to: askubuntu.com/questions/978660/…
    – Sadi
    Apr 5 '18 at 12:43

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