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Questions tagged [libraries]

General tag pertaining to application libraries

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What is the point of LTS releases if they contain outdated packages? [duplicate]

As the title says. What's the point of the LTS if I have to update anyway at least every 2 years because the packages aren't updated to new versions and hence quickly contain non-supported versions?
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On Ubuntu 16.04, pip is installing libraries to python 2.7

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm trying to learn python. I use pyCharm IDE and python 3.5 but now when I'm trying to install libraries using the sudo pip command they are installing to python 2.7, so when I'...
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Why does the music in the game “Oh, Deer!” work in 16.04 but not 18.04?

So, I got an indie game (Oh, Deer!) from Humble Store and while using Lubuntu 16.04, its music worked flawlessly. However, when I installed 18.04, game refused to launch unless I installed libmad0 ...
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Numerous libxxxx… libraries missing when trying to launch applications

I just freshly installed Ubuntu 18.04 but some things went wrong in the process and now I seem to be missing some libraries. I often can not launch programs after I installed them due to "error while ...
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What is the library to be installed for `jasper.h` header file?

I am trying to build Opencv on Ubuntu 18.04. When I run make I get the error: grfmt_jpeg2000.cpp:59:10: fatal error: jasper/jasper.h: No such file or directory #include <jasper/jasper.h> ...
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enforce libtool to link with libdl.so

I am building a shared lib on Ubuntu 18.04.1 that has to be linked explicitly with libdl.so. All is good when using a non-libtool makefile - -ldl is supplied to the linker and the produced binary ...
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Error “ELF file OS ABI invalid” with the incorrect libstdc++.so.6

Using Anaconda (a scientific distribution of Python environment), I installed one package in my Linux system. However, when I started to call the related function, the error occurs: ncks: error ...
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Absent libraries between Ubuntu 16.04 and 14.04 [duplicate]

I am using an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS system for my data processing. This specific data processing was traditionally done on an Ubuntu 14.04 system. Due to library differences between the 14.04 and 16.04 ...
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Which MPI library are packages linked against? Open MPI?

Some packages in the Ubuntu repositories provide pre-compiled binaries of shared libraries (*.so). For example, the package fftw2 provides the FFTW library (version 2), including the MPI-related ...
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How to update libeigen3 to version >= 3.3 on 16.04 xenial?

Issue: I have libeigen3 from the official repo installed: $ sudo apt-get install libeigen3-dev [sudo] password for nicolas: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Questions about building new version of OpenJPEG on Ubuntu pc

Is it worth updating to a new version from 2.0.1 in the first place? Should I delete the 2.0.1 build to install the new one? How is the GitHub versions of the project, like if I wanted to install 2....
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Where to get libwx_gtk2u_richtext-2.8.so.0?

I'm missing libwx_gtk2u_richtext-2.8.so.0 in my system and I need it to run xorg-edit, flawlessly dig in mouse settings and maybe, finally, fix my old problem. I'm on Ubuntu 18.04 using XFce. I cannot ...
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Some Qt apps (dropbox, megasync) stopped working

Just recently some of the apps I had to backup files stopped working and I do not know why. For example, at trying to start nautilus-dropbox or megasync I get errors related to the Qt library. See the ...
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Error while loading shared libraries: libQt5Network.so.5:

I was installing GNU octave on my Ubuntu 18.04 (from the terminal). After installation octave wouldn't open when I tried to launch it using the desktop icon. So I tried launching from the terminal and ...
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Clean install 18.04 over partial install 18.04

Is it possible to perform a clean install 18.04 over a partial upgrade 18.04. The problem is after 16.04 upgrade to 18.04, the system presents too many problems in running apps, this has forced me to ...
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How to have both libcurl3 and libcurl4 installed at same time?

My favorite web brower depends on libcurl3 (Opera 36.0) But many apps depends on libcurl4 including PlayOnLinux or Steam client. It will be nice to have PlayOnLinux or Steam installed but I'm not ...
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Boost.Numpy installed from source but is not working

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and I have libboost-all-dev installed (Boost 1.54) and I need to install the Boost.NumPy library. I know that NumPy comes with Boost 1.64+ but I need to stick with 1.54 for now, ...
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Error 'libudunits2.a not found' when installing ggraph, Additional Error : object ‘scale_type’ is not exported by 'namespace:ggplot2'

I ran into these two errors 'libudunits2.a not found' and Error : object ‘scale_type’ is not exported by 'namespace:ggplot2' on Ubuntu 17.10 during an install of ggraph in Rstudio via install....
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Ubuntus (lib)ATLAS packages are only multi-threaded

Before I file a bug, I would like to ask if anybody can confirm that the (lib)ATLAS packages (libatlas3-base) in Ubuntu (not limited to 16.04) are multi-threaded only? And, that there is no way to ...
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when installing idevicerestore i get errors saying i`m missing libraries

i`ve been trying to install Idevicerestore on my Ubuntu 16.4 and i keep getting errors of missing libraries, and it's frustrating trying to install them one by one. this is what comes up after running ...
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Is it possible to install static libraries from apt in 18.04 x86_64?

I'm trying to build a project that depends on binary distributed static libraries. The linker complains it cannot find ini_config functions, among others: config_params.c:(.text+0x16f): undefined ...
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when trying to instal wickRme on 18.04 I get the following error

sudo gdebi WickrMe_4.44.04-01_amd64.deb ... This package is uninstallable Dependency is not satisfiable: libicu55 Then I tried searching for a match apt-cache search libicu but on install attempt ...
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mupen64plus not working; failed to find core library

Using Ubuntu 16.04LTS on an HP Beats 15 Notebook with 8 Gigs of RAM and an A10 AMD processor. I've never had this problem before while using mupen64plus on other computers with less RAM and less ...
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Cannot link EGL

I have installed the latest NVIDIA drivers and tried to link EGL library, but somehow it does not work. g++ -o hello hello.cpp -lEGL hello.cpp:2:23: fatal error: EGL/egl.h: No such file or directory ...
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How to connect ICU library with gcc in the Ubuntu 16.04?

I have downloaded the icu4c-61_1-Ubuntu16.04-x64.tgz from the http://site.icu-project.org/download/61#TOC-ICU4C-Download site. I do not see any installation instruction there. In my NetBeans C/C++ '...
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Finding and fixing expected location of libraries

glxgears ran by a normal user cannot find libGL.so.1: $ ldd /usr/bin/glxgears linux-vdso.so.1 => (0x00007ffce3176000) libGL.so.1 => not found libm.so.6 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/...
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Installing library with foreign architecture

I have been trying to install libc6-i386 on ubuntu 16.04 using: and the command line gave the following error: sudo apt-get install libx11-6:i386 It seems that it cannot detect packages from other ...
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libfreetype6 errors are every where!

when I run any type of apt-related command there is no way which I don't see an error related to libfreetype6, like this: nima@cesar:~$ sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin php-mbstring php-gettext ...
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Packet Tracer Segmentation Fault Ubuntu 18.04

I have installed Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 18.04. Every time I launch the application it closes and give me a message Segmentation fault (core dumped). Using the gdb, I went to the ...
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Ubuntu wine drop-down menus issue

Environment: Ubuntu 18.04 kernel 4.15 Crossover 17.5.0-1 Wine 2.8 There is an issue when selecting any drop-down menu in wine applications. Drop-down menus doesn't to be appear. The issue ...
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g++ libraries under Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)

How can I know where and what exactly are the g++ libraries in my WSL (Ubuntu 16.04)? Would the libraries be influenced by those under Windows?
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GParted can't work

I installed Gparted with sudo apt install gparted and sudo apt install -f. When I typed sudo gparted, it tells me: Unit -.mount does not exist, proceeding anyway. /usr/sbin/gpartedbin: error while ...
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How to fix this GTK library installation error?

I'm trying to install GTK library in ubuntu 16.04 LTS but I'm getting error saying E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. nikhil@nikhil-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install libgtk-3-...
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How does this program statically link to a .so in a non-default path

A program I am using can only be installed with a custom installer (IDA Freeware Demo). I have installed it in my home dir, it all works fine. Now I noticed when checking the program with ldd: it ...
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Problems with libraries for programs [GParted, Krita]

GParted or Krita do not start. If you run them through the terminal, you get an error about the libraries. Unit -.mount does not exist, proceeding anyway. /usr/sbin/gpartedbin: error while ...
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Where to get libpulse-mainloop-glib >= 0.9.19?

I'm trying to compile Xfce Pulse Audio Plugin. But have problem with ./configure: checking for libpulse-mainloop-glib >= 0.9.19... not found *** The required package libpulse-mainloop-glib was not ...
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What's causing this ClamAV error?

I'm using ClamAV within a script to scan a selection of directories. The command used is clamscan -ri "$dir". Recently I've encountered the following error message: LibClamAV Warning: SWF: declared ...
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make fails boost ; openssl

I'm trying to build project with Casablanca cpprestsdk. Step 4 - make fails with a very long log error, although it is clear to see it is caused by openssl or boost. /usr/include/boost/asio/ssl/...
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18.04 - can't run grub-customizer

I'm on a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 and I installed grub-customizer. But when I try to launch it, I get the following output: user@ubuntu:~$ grub-customizer grub-customizer: error while loading ...
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Does Xenial provide boost asio only at version 1.10, even though other boost libraries are 1.58?

Not sure if I get it correctly. If I understand https://packages.ubuntu.com/xenial/libboost-dev correctly: libboost* packages are 1.58; However, asio is not in boost packages; rather, we have libasio*...
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Can't run AVD (Ubuntu 18.04)

I can't run AVD using command: Sdk/tools/android avd But AVD works if launched through Android studio thought. I tried these commands, but nothing changed: cd Android/Sdk/emulator/lib64/libstdc++ mv ...
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Packet Tracer 7.1.1 crashes on startup, Xubuntu 18.04

I have installed most, if not all QT libraries for packet tracer 7.1.1 to work, but now it crashes upon launching. Splash screen appears, but then the application terminates immediately. Here's a log ...
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problem installing hidapi library

I am trying to install the hidapi library but whenever I am trying to follow the instructions still not installed. I am making sure wether its installed or not by running the following command ...
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what is gnome-online-miners?

I got a crash at /usr/lib/gnome-online-miners/gom-media-server-miner and I wonder.. What on Earth is it mining? My GoogleFu resulted only in info it provides a set of crawlers that go through your ...
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libcv.so.4: cannot open shared object file

Can't install libcv.so.4 Installed libcv, libcvaux, -dev, :i386 doesn't work. Can't find version 4 of libcv, only 2.4. How do I know where to pick the libraries from? just doing apt search doesn't ...
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Still have issues after last upgrade crashes network downgrading libraries bug fix

I am newbie user and have Ubuntu installed on 3 computers. I only encounter the problem mentioned in the following link below on 1 computer only, which seems odd to me at first and must be hardware ...
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How to install net link to use in a C program?

I want to install libnl package so I can use its APIs to communicate with wireless driver of my computer. I have checked the package status with dpkg -s libnl-3-200. The result is: Package: libnl-3-...
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sudo: /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh: command not found [duplicate]

sudo apt-get install kubuntu-restricted-extras seems to run fine sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh gives: sudo: /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh: command not found have ...
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unable to install libraries (*acr28)

I am eventually trying setup the belgian card reader and I have found this thread, which worked on my previous machine (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS), but it is not working on my current one (Ubuntu 17.10) When ...
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Linking libGLEW.so.2.0.5 to libGLEW.so.1.13

i'm using ubuntu 17.10 and in it i'm trying to launch a software called paintstorm. but I'm getting this error: error while loading shared libraries: libGLEW.so.1.13: cannot open shared object file: ...