glibc (GNU C Library) is the C standard library from the GNU project.

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unable to install libc6-dev

I type in sudo apt-get install libc6-dev and get the following back: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. ...
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Where to download missing libc.so.6

I recently accidentally deleted the file /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6. This file is needed by most programs, so my computer is basically broken and I can only access the hard drive through a live ...
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How do I link to a shared library (.so file) in Linux?

I'm relatively new to Linux and am having trouble trying to figure out the intricacies of .SO files and how shared libraries(and their versions, dependencies etc work). The scenario is this: I have a ...
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Installing linux/selinux kernal headers

I'm trying to build the newest version of glibc (2.19) on CentOS 5.6 and I've run into some issues The documentation of glibc says that I need at minimum the linux kernal headers 2.6.19 (even if this ...
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Compile with openssl-1.0.1e but linked against old glibc

Desirable result: compile a binary with statically linked openssl 1.0.1e but dynamically linked glibc, stdc++, etc. Binary should run on most servers, for example Ubuntu 11.04 or RHEL 6, CentOS 6.4. ...
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Version `GLIBCXX_3.4.15' not found in CentOS (in file /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6)

I try to use a program and I get the following error. /usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.15' not found Under /usr/lib64 the libstdc++ I see is libstdc++.so.6.0.13 (and a soft link). ...
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how to update libc on debian squeeze?

I want to install Arachni scanner on my debian squeeze box. But it has problem with glibc version. It need glibc 2.15 but what is installed on my debian is 2.11 . How can I update my libc from 2.11 ...
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glibc's --with-cpu option

I'm unable to compile glibc: configure exits with the following error: configure: error: The [CPU] subspecies of x86_64 is not supported. I'm sorry; this must be somewhere, but I haven't been able ...
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Are there any problems after glibc update from 1.2.10 to 2.12 in Linux?

I want to update my glibc from 1.2.10 to 2.12. Are there any problems regarding dependency for other tools and software currently installed using previous version of glibc on CentOS release 6.3 ...
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install drivers - dependency conflict: ubuntu 64 bits

I got the message from the system as follow: # apt-get install build-essential The package libc6 needs to be reinstalled, but I can´t find an archive for it. It is running in Ubuntu 64bits on Mac ...
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How much RAM for running a Tor Bridge?

Heyho, I'd like to run several Tor bridges on vservers. Operating system will be Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 amd64). Does someone have experience with how much RAM I'll need? The 512MB vservers cost 30 - 50 ...
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Can you run a program using a custom glibc? [closed]

I installed Mathematica 9 on an old Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 4 system. After the installation, I tried to start Mathematica, but following message came out: ...
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How to fix “/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found”?

How to fix this error: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found Platform: Linux alef 3.2.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.2.35-2 x86_64 GNU/Linux
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execvp exec format error for shell script on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

We have two RHEL 6 systems that are running identical versions of the kernel and glibc (glibc–2.12–1.90.el6_3.6). According to the POSIX standard and the Linux man pages, if the kernel determines that ...
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Linux From Scratch, glibc Make error

I am following the LFS guide 7.2 and I am at section 5.7. When executing the Glibc make, I receive the following error. -o /mnt/lfs/sources/glibc-build/math/s_isnan.os -MD -MP -MF ...
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Wine on Gentoo fails with libgcc_s.so.1 must be installed message

Not long ago problems with Wine have began on my Gentoo PC... When I try to launch any application I see this thing: libgcc_s.so.1 must be installed for pthread_cancel to work wine client error:25: ...
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What is the error on executing apt-get (GLIBCXX_3.4.15 not found)?

I have an error by installing and executing the apt-get (there is no package manager except udpkg): apt-get: /usr/lib/libstd++.so.6: version GLIBCXX_3.4.15 not found (required by apt-get) I have ...
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Trying to compile glibc in ubuntu. Why does configure stop at linuxthreads?

Here's the config.log contents: I disabled _FORTIFY_SOURCE because it caused an error. But I'm completely clueless as to what might be wrong. (I am aware of this post, suggesting to ...
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Why program fails when started using /lib/ld-linux.so.2?

$ /bin/bash -c 'echo qqq' qqq $ /lib/ld-linux.so.2 /bin/bash -c 'echo qqq' /bin/bash: xmalloc: ../bash/variables.c:2176: cannot allocate 3 bytes (8192 bytes allocated) Why this happens (zsh4, python ...
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suse broken? Can't find glibc

I wanted to install the new postgres beta which is only available from source. On my server there was no gcc installed so I wanted to install gcc. After running yast, gcc 4.3.3 could only be installed ...
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glibc issue in arch linux destroyed my system

I followed the article here http://www.archlinux.org/news/the-lib-directory-becomes-a-symlink/ Didn't work for me. Then I followed an advice in the sticky thread in archlinux forum ...
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libc.so.6() (64-bit) is needed by … ubuntu 11.10

I am trying to install an odbc driver for vPostgres (Vmware's version for postgres) on Ubuntu 11.10 (64-bit). I have downloaded the rpm file of the installer (64-bit) and when I try to install the rpm ...
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apt-get upgrade fails because of glibc6

I cannot upgrade my system anymore. I get the following error. What can I do to resolve this problem? apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Wrong libc6 version in Debian Squeeze — can I go back?

Attempting to make some ruby gems work, I discovered I needed to install the dev ruby package, which apparently required the dev libc6. When I tried to install it (using the approved squeeze ...
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GLIBC_2.14 for slackware 13.37

I am trying to run tor on my slackware machine and when I do I get the error: tor: /lib64/libc.so.6: version 'GLIBC_2.14' not found (required for tor) So I run the command: slackpkg upgrade ...
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Building against an older glibc

Is it possible to build glibc/gcc/binutils in the version combo of say 2.4/4.6/2.22 (or some later version of GCC used by the oldest/'stablest' linux distro's still around)? I would like to create ...
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Unable to install synergy on red hat 5.4

I'm trying to install Synergy on Red Hat Linux 5.4 but I'm getting the below errors: rpm -ivh synergy-1.3.8-Linux-x86_64.rpm error: Failed dependencies: libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.11)(64bit) is ...
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Suse 10.3 won't do anything after openssl upgrade. /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.7' not found

I upgraded my openssl version with the command: rpm -i --nodeps openssl-0.9.8p-1.x86_64.rpm And now I get following error for almost every command I enter: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.7' ...
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How do popular package managers upgrade packages like glibc?

I've been looking further into Linux from Scratch, and I am particularly interested in the package management side of the system. I understand that this is not covered in the book, but if I were to ...
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So I stupidly install newlib, and probably overwrote references to glibc. How can I recover glibc?

I forgot to set a make --prefix and I think it wrote to /usr/local/ by default and now I'm having all kinds of errors. I'm on ubuntu natty, what's the easiest way to resurrect glibc. I've tried to ...
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How to restore /lib/libc.so.6?

I occasionally deleted my /lib/libc.so.6. By using LD_PRELOAD I successfully made a link of my /lib/libc-2.12.1.so file in my home folder and now most of the command works (cp, ln, etc...). But I ...
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where can I find these rpm packages?

I have to install these two packages but couldn't find then anywhere glibc-32bit-8.1-9 glibc-devel-32bit-8.1-9 Could you please help in locating them?
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segfault error 4 in libc-2.11.1.so

Key Info: Ubuntu 64 Lucid (No memory issues, no new hardware) Nearly every application dies with this segfault. Googling around finds dozens of posts that have this exact problem and not a single ...
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Forward/backward compatibility of glibc and the kernel

Suppose you have glibc 2.5 compiled with kernel headers 2.6.18 Is it safe to run this glibc with Linux kernel 2.6.32? Is it safe to run this glibc with Linux kernel 2.6.9?
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How to build a self-sufficient gcc/glibc/binutils set in a non-standard path?

Suppose a set of custom-built gcc/glibc/binutils are in $prefix (e.g. /home/user/path) I want: gcc to look for libraries in $prefix/lib64 instead of /lib64 gcc to look for headers in ...