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Building/Installing software with external dependencies on linux

This kind of thing tends to happen to me more than it should. Often when I am building the source of some program or even just installing a program that has external dependencies that aren't already ...
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Libuser on Linux Mint Olivia

I was wondering if anyone could help me in installing libuser on linux mint olivia. I tried searching the apt-cache but could not find the package.
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Downgrading FANN Library

FANN (Free Artificial Neural Network) is one of those cmake-installed libraries. Because the latest version of FANN has some problems, I have to downgrade it from 2.2 to 2.1. Do I have to "uninstall" ...
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Why do we need /lib in linux in 3.* kernel?

I have a host installed with fedora19 64bit, I saw the directory of /lib and /lib64. In fhs, it says, normally, /lib is a link to /lib64 or /lib32, but it seems not in fedora or other linux dist with ...
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yaml.h not found after installing libyaml

I have installed libyaml yet Ruby install can not find yaml.h. I do not have sudo permissions so everything must be done as a normal user. wget http://pyyaml.org/download/libyaml/yaml-0.1.4.tar.gz ...
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Linux - How do I capture and modify the input of a specific device (eg. a keyboard)

I have 2 keyboards, 1 for typing, and one for gaming. I would like to write a program to capture the output of one specific keyboard and remap the keys for that keyboard only. What libraries exist ...
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Is there an ld-linux.so equivalent for mac?

I'm using the following command on Linux to change the default library path temporarily for the program being run: /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 --library-path /home/me/libs./myProgram This runs ...
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GLIBCXX 3.4.14 missing for Garry's Mod on CentOS

When installing Garry's Mod via Steam on my CentOS server I get the following errors: -- ConVarRef mat_dxlevel doesn't point to an existing ConVar Game_srv.so loaded for "Garry's Mod" ...
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Confused about libraries libtorrent and Deluge

So i have a remote Debian 7 Server that i am managing and I am still learning a lot about Debian and Linux in general. To be specific i have the following questions: 1) How do i determine what ...
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Libnfc update, new version is not used

I first installed libnfc a library for NFC communication devices etc. Then I updated it by simply installing the newest version. I did autoreconf -vis ./configure --enable-doc make sudo make ...
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Update libs in Ubuntu 10.04

I have issue. I installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my machine (I don't want any Unity like, or another dist, because I like Gnome2). I tried to install Google Chrome, like this: ...
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How to find out which distribution package provides a given library

I am looking for a way to find for a given LDFLAG, like -lcryptopp, the distribution package that provides me with that that library, like libcrypto++-dev on Debian/Ubuntu. So far, I have looked up ...
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Linux Graphic Library for Microcontrollers

I have been working with a lpc1788 (Cortex M3) evaluation board. For some application developement I used a GUI library/tool by Segger, called emWin. Though I have completed the applicatiopn ...
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Is my CentOS library multiarch? And what does that mean?

On CentOS release 6.4, I am trying to run a binary. However, it gives the following complaint: (...) requires "/lib/libuuid.so.1" to function. From a quick search, I can see that the only similar ...
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I configured openvpn with elevated rights but now I am an ordinary user. How can I correct this issue?

checking tap-windows.h presence... no checking for tap-windows.h... no checking whether TUNSETPERSIST is declared... yes checking for setcon in -lselinux... yes checking for pam_start in -lpam... no ...
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What is the preferred way to set the path for library directories?

I installed a binary and its dependencies to a non-standard location. When I run the binary, I need to specify the library locations of all its dependencies. I know one way of doing this is to do: ...
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How to provide an alternate library path for one application only?

After installing the infinality font configs and recompiling freetype with some patches wine won't recognize freetype anymore. I've tried statically linking only freetype by modifying a slackbuild ...
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Slackware Linux: Glib can't find libffi.so.6. Where is it trying to look?

I have libffi installed and it's in /usr/local/lib, yet the glib make process can't find it /home/mathmagi/src/glib-2.32.4/gio/.libs/lt-glib-compile-resources: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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I performed some wrong operation with /lib, then no software can run in Ubuntu 10.04.

At the beginning I tried to fix the problem of /lib/ld-linux-so.3:No such file or directory when I tried to run some dynamically cross-compiled binaries. So I added some shared binaries to /lib. I ...
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Is it safe to have 32-bit libs in 64-bit Linux?

I am running Fedora 16 x86-64. Wanting to run some games that were released for 32-bit Linux, I've installed the 32-bit versions of the required libraries. Works very well. My question is; In the ...
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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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libpango 64-bit on 32-bit Debian Wheezy

I have a 32-bit Debian Wheezy install with a 64-bit kernel also installed. (64-bit kernel, 32-bit userland.) I need to run a 64-bit binary that depends on libpango, so I need to install 64-bit ...
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Location for linux libraries without sudo?

I'm at a shared terminal and I want to build a program that works fine on my home computer. I don't have sudo permissions. I need to build a couple of libraries: GotoBlas and UMFpack. Is there some ...
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Installing a library locally in home directory, but program doesn't recognize it

I am installing a program on a server as a non-root user. Specifically it is tmux 1.5, but this should apply broadly to all locally installed program in my opinion (I mention the program name in case ...
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1answer
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Force firefox to use different library

I'm trying to upgrade to Firefox 5 on RHEL5, and am getting the following error: ./firefox-bin: /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.9' not found (required by ...
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What library contains file X?

I'm tired of looking for specific files for specific problems, for questions like this one for example. Now, is there a way for someone to find out by himself what library one should install to have ...
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See currently loaded Shared Objects in Linux

I have two, related questions: How can I see if a shared library is currently loaded? (i.e. system-wide, process agnostic) How can I see all shared libraries loaded by a process?
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What do the number suffixes in Linux dynamic libraries mean?

Here's an example: ~$ ls /lib/*.so* | head -n 10 /lib/ld-2.13.so /lib/ld-Linux.so.2 /lib/libacl.so /lib/libacl.so.1 /lib/libacl.so.1.1.0 /lib/libanl-2.13.so /lib/libanl.so.1 /lib/libattr.so ...
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What's the most easy-to-install Neural Network C++ library with command-line for Linux? [closed]

I'm a fan of the "test first" approach to programming. My C++ program needs a neural net. I've been trying FANN (http://leenissen.dk/fann/wp/) but it's been a struggle, as it requires a language ...
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Linux binary executable properties: ldd alternative?

The Linux ldd command can show the dynamic libraries used by an executable. It's a bash script. But it seems to be fragile, and does not work on some binaries. Is there an alternative tool? In my ...
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Overriding Linux libraries for historical binary-only tools

I have a 64 bit Ubuntu Linux box. Recently I was given an old compiled binary that used to run on an old, retired server, which I THINK was a 2007-era Redhat distribution. As you might expect, the ...
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Why do I get “command not found” when the binary file exists?

Here's my problem. I have just compiled a linux build of tests in my VirtualBox VM. When I run it, I get: bash: ./tests: No such file or directory I did some research, and found it could ...
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What is the standard place for static library files on Unix/Ubuntu

I am trying to install a library manually, well actually just put it in a sensible location preferably in my lib path. I have a lib[...].a file and a bunch of headers pertaining to that static ...
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How to strip a Linux system?

I'm not sure if this is the place to ask, but here we go! I've been building my own Linux distro, and I've stripped the binaries, etc. The system won't use GCC or development tools, as it will be a ...
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How can I specify the path to libpcap when configuring/making/installing?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04.1 and am trying to get packet capturing working for my Bluetooth dongle using hcidump. From what I've read, libpcap must be compiled to enable Bluetooth sniffing and given ...
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Multiple versions of a lib on Linux

So i often have the problem that i work on applications that need different versions of the same library. I can usually not have two versions of the same library installed but i can link to specific ...
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Different versions of libdc1394?

I'm working on a project that uses libdc1394 to interface with Point-Grey Firewire cameras. We build the code on Ubuntu 8, Timesys, and Ubuntu 9 primarily. We usually use the package manager for most ...
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How do you specify the location of libraries to a binary? (linux)

For this question I'll be using a specific example, but really this generalizes to pretty much any binary on linux that can't seem to find its' dependent libraries. So, I have a program that won't run ...
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`GCC_4.2.0' not found (required by /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6)

For a program, I am getting GCC_4.2.0' not found (required by /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6) on a Debian AMD64 machine. I am guessing the most likely issue is that the program is linked against this ...
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Unable to load libstdc++.so.5 on Ubuntu Linux

I'm trying to execute a binary and it says ./xtensoftphone: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory. This library is indeed ...
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What am I doing wrong when a Linux app doesn't find an .so file?

I have just downloaded, configure'd, make'd and make install'ed the Google Log Library to my computer. It built all required files (as far as I can see) and copied the .so file (libglog.so.0.0.0) to ...
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Audio organizing via CLI

I'm looking for some software for my OpenSUSE, which with I would be able to organize my audio files. I've found one, which may be good, but it's unable to run without X server (in CLI). ...
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How to check the version of the dynamic linker?

If I run a binary compiled on a newer Linux distro on an older Linux distro, I may get an error like this: error while loading shared libraries: requires glibc 2.5 or later dynamic linker ...
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installing libraries for cygwin

I want to install these libraries in cygwin, how do I do it? are all of them available on cygwin environment or only on linux? g++ - the version 4.4 graphviz gnuplot plotdrop libboost version 1.38 ...
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Dealing with the locations of libraries

What can you do when your linux system "can't find" dynamically linked libraries that are indeed installed in their correct locations? Case in point, I'm trying to run a program called 'ucanvcam': ...
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Libserial Package, debain [closed]

I'm looking for the Libserial (the C++ RS232 Library) in debain but i cant find it. am i getting the name wrong?
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Installing libraries and header files under ubuntu linux for c/c++ developement

I have to admit that I feel completely lost each time I have to fulfill the dependencies of some C or C++ code. Currently, I'm on Ubuntu 9.10, but I remember the same feeling of forlornness from ...
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installing libraries for linux

I have just installed a linux virtual machine on my windows. I am completely new to linux so I would like to ask how to add these libraries to my ubuntu linux. g++ - the version 4.4 graphviz gnuplot ...
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Video Player/Library for Ubuntu with ratings and thumbs [closed]

I've just made the switch to Ubuntu on my main PC and I've been looking for a media player that can: Play all the usual video formats Rate (and ideally, tag) each file Display thumbnails for each ...
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Linux Version of Windows 7 Libraries

Libraries are one of the features I like about Windows 7 (admittedly, I haven't delved to deeply yet). Anyone using a similar concept on a Linux system? I figure UnionFS could work, but I've not ...