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Why did my DLL disappear?

I have two similar computers (same OS and similar software), both of which have run Minecraft for years. But when I started Minecraft today, I got this error: "The program can't start because ...
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How to force Debian application to find library

In Debian Linux wkhtmltopdf suddenly stopped working. Running it from shell throws library not found error: root@x:/usr/local/bin# ./wkhtmltopdf ./wkhtmltopdf: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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libsymbolic.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I am trying to debug my C++ application from the shell. gdb --args [scripts' parameters...] Then, in the gdb: (gdb) run and I get the output: error while loading shared libraries: libsymbolic.so: ...
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Find out, how a library is linked to a binary via another linked library

Let's say I have a binary test and it uses shared libraries a.so b.so c.so I have trouble running the binary, because one of the linked libraries links another library d.so that seams to be the ...
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ldd but for interlibrary dependencies?

Is there a tool like ldd which shows which libraries an executable depends on,but for inter-library dependencies. For example one shared library needs another one.How to get the dependencies. I'm in ...
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Cygwin - error loading shared library: arm-elf-gcc.exe from GNUARM

I have installed Embedded Robot Coder, a set of tools for developing embedded ARM applications, e. g. for Lego NXT brick, using MATLAB on Windows. It contains Cygwin, GNUARM utilities and so on. When ...
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asterisk: error while loading shared libraries: libasteriskssl.so.1

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and followed the instructions to install asterisk from this link Ubuntu 14.04 Asterisk server installation All worked well until I run asterisk and get a shared lib error. ...
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What is the difference between /usr/lib /usr/local/lib and /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu?

In my Linux machine I have boost libraries (libboost*.so files) in all of the above directories. I am wondering what is the difference between them. Can I remove the duplicate so files?
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Broken yum update on CentOS 7: gdal

When performing: yum update on my CentOS 7 server, I receive this strange error: Error: Package: gdal-1.11.4-12.rhel7.x86_64 (pgdg93) Requires: libproj.so.12()(64bit) Error: Package: ...
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postfix failed to start

I try to set up postfix on my WS880 router under ASUSWRT-Merlin. When I run it from command line, got error /opt/sbin/postlog: can't load library 'libresolv.so.0' In fact libresolv.so.0 lay in /...
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Error running tmux in cygwin

I have installed tmux through apt-cyg, but I keep getting this error when trying to run tmux: $ C:/cygwin64/bin/tmux.exe: error while loading shared libraries: cygevent-2-0-5.dll: cannot open shared ...
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Getting the error “/usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.14' not found” and other errors when I type gmake in Qt directory

I installed the offline installer "Qt 5.8.0 for Linux 64-bit (766 MB)" and also the tar.gz file for Linux and mac users from the following link: https://www.qt.io/download-open-source/ The tar.gz ...
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How to run software that requires legacy library version?

I have an old app that requires old OpenCV version (<=2.4.9) and crashes on newer versions (OpenCV partially dropped support for C API since 2.5). I used to just use really really old distro and ...
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Is there a ProgramData equivalent for OS X/macOS Sierra?

In Windows, it's common to write shared data to %ProgramData%\path\to\stuff. From there, programs installed for any user can access it as a sort of "source of truth" or common repository. Usually ...
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Why are shared libraries (.so files) loaded as private?

This is from an smaps file: b750d000-b76bc000 r-xp 00000000 08:01 918842 /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc-2.23.so The p in r-xp indicates it is loaded as private I believe. Why is this so? Doesn't this ...
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shim a library that has versioned symbols

For a library loaded by a shared object, how do I allow versioned symbols to be resolved by the executable? There is a proprietary library used by many executables on a system which has a bug in one ...
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Shared object (so) files search paths

What is the sequence of paths that are searched for loading a shared object file? I am trying to run a executable which tries to load a shared object file. The shared object file can be found at /usr/...
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Create shared library of VBA functions in Excel

At our company we have a lot of different Excel files to keep track of our projects. We would like to implement some VBA functions in these files, written by us, the IT department. We want it so that ...
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LD_LIBRARY and ldd: cannot open shared object file although it exists

When I try to enable postgis in a postgresql database, it says me: ERROR: could not load library "/home/nadai/compiled/postgres/lib/postgis-2.2.so": libproj.so.10: cannot open shared object file: No ...
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Updating libpng on Ubuntu

I had a need to run the Ubuntu libpng utility convert, and when I did I got an error message that my version of libpng was out of date and had to be updated. So, I went the usual route of apt-get ...
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How to fix shared libraries errors?

I moved a HDD with Ubuntu 14.04 from my PC to a laptop. It boots without problems but it's stuck on the login screen. If I enter my password it will go back to the login screen. If I log in via ...
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Find Executables that link an SO file

I know that I can print out the so files that an exe has linked with ldd. What I want is to go the other way. My current approach is to run something like find / -type f -executable -exec ldd {} \; | ...
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gcc configure --disable-shared fails to disable shared libraries during compilation, libgmp and libmpc conflict

I'm compiling GCC on a build server to get access to the latest version of gfortran; after building gmp, mpfr, and mpc into specially-prefixed directories in usr/local, I configured and make'd gcc, ...
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how does a program know where it's shared libs are, without LD_LIBRARY_PATH

I have a program foobar that uses shared libraries. I setup LD_LIBRARY_PATH correctly and then when I run >ldd foobar I can see that it knows full paths to all the libraries it needs. However, ...
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Make a folder “Sharable” on Mac

My Mac got two different password protected users. Is there any way I can make the "music" folder a shared folder without copying/duplicating anything? NOTE: When I right-click and "get info" on ...
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Finding all files that link to a particular library on Linux

I could possibly write a script to do a combination of find, ldd, and grep, but wanted to find out if there is a better way. For example if the library is /usr/lib/libmhash.so.2, I'd like to know all ...
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Changing specific shared library of linux executable

I'm building an android application on a GNU/Linux based server and aapt is complaining that lib/libz.so.1 is out of date: /lib/libz.so.1: no version information available (required by .../aapt) I'...
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Cannot run 32-bit dynamic executable on 64-bit Ubuntu

For the record, I have spent nearly 6 hours today working on this. I've exhausted Google and other similar questions on Stack Overflow/Superuser and other various mailing lists. I'm trying to run the ...
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Error while loading shared libraries - libwebsock

Im trying to setup libwebsock, simple C websocket library. I followed the installation procedure from INSTALL file, everything went fine. Im able to compile test program given in the examples. But ...
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Can anyone explain me about shared memory in an OS [closed]

Can anyone explain me how is shared memory related to the operating system? Recently I am seeing it mentioned frequently. What does it exactly mean ? It is a part of memory in RAM ?
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Where can I download the .so for OpenSSL

Does anyone know if it is possible to download the latest shared library of OpenSSL from their website? I can only find the source, so maybe they don't make it available. I know I can build this ...
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What is the general strategy for handling multiple missing shared objects?

I'm still learning Linux, so bear with me... I ran ldd on Apache's httpd and found many missing shared libraries. I am new to this machine and am not sure whether some of these are misplaced or ...
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How does a unix binary decide where to get a shared library?

I use a Linux executable, the libraries are located in many place. I mean the same library with different version. The problem is the executable picks up the executable in wrong library. The OS is ...
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Doing a dir or ls for a windows library abstraction? [duplicate]

We all know dir and if you have cygwin ls. I am wondering how could I use either of these commands for a windows library abstraction. For example, my music library points to C:\users\me\music and c:\...
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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: /home/wcbao/M/Wolfram/...
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Impact of LD_LIBRARY_PATH on simple commands in Linux

I am using Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.7 (Tikanga). When I change LD_LIBRARY_PATH, the system becomes very slow for every command (except for shell builtins like cd) For example, ls in ...
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How do I add a network folder to a Windows 8 library? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 - creating a local library with network shares/drives A follow-up to this question: Add a network folder as a readonly Windows 8 library location When I try and add ...
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Add a network folder as a readonly Windows 8 library location

I have some movies and music on a NAS drive, and want to allow my children to access them from Windows 8. My plan was to add the relevant NAS folders as new "library locations" for their Music and ...
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OpenBox pyPanel error with Imlib2 on OSX

I'm trying to use pyPanel in OpenBox, but when I run it I get this error: Xlib.protocol.request.QueryExtension Imlib2 dlopen failed: dlopen(/usr/lib/libImlib2.so.1, 10): image not found I have ...
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Subverting the execute flag on Linux systems. Why is this possible?

Whilst reading this, I found the following exploit: % cp /usr/bin/id ~ % chmod -x ~/id % ls -al ~/id -rw-r--r-- 1 edd edd 22020 2012-08-01 15:06 /home/edd/id % ~/id zsh: permission denied: /home/edd/...
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Fedora 16: Failed to install scion-browser with cabal

It seems like on Fedora 16 cabal isn't able to install scion-browser from hackage because of some incompatibilities with respect to Fedora's shared objects. When I run cabal install scion-browser I ...
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Changing the version of ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 in RHEL5.7

I'm trying to use shared libraries that don't play well with the ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 that is found in /lib64. I don't have root access so I can't change the file in /lib64. Is there a way that I ...
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How can I forcibly change a shared library version used by my code from a certain folder than the default one in /usr/local/lib/?

I have an app I am building on Linux (Ubuntu). The steps involved are ./configure with certain options, make, and then execute the app. By default the app links/uses a shared library present in the ...
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ssh without remote shell

Is there any way to get sshd to run an executable without first starting a shell? The problem is that I accidentally moved libtermcap on a server (which is running CentOS 5). I can't ssh to the ...
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Ensure libraries in /usr/lib{64} are found before those defined in /etc/ld.so.conf

I am running Fedora 15 x86_64 and have the Oracle 11 client installed, and have an /etc/ld.so.conf.d/oracle.conf file configured so I can automatically pick-up the client shared object file. However ...
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How do I know which shared libraries are loaded by an already running process?

How do I know which shared libraries are loaded by an already running process? I'm using Linux.
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Find libraries a binary was linked against

I know that there is a command that lists me the libs and respective versions a software was linked against. Something with ld or libtool? But I just cannot remember. Spent some time on google but ...