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I am trying to use the Android SDK on Arch Linux 64bit but when I try to run ADB from the correct dirrectory it says the file does not exist, but it is there. On Ubuntu when you have this problem you install ia32-lib but there is none in Arch Linux. Is there something I have to do.

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Have you enabled [multilib]? –  jasonwryan Nov 20 '11 at 0:41
No I have not, though if I do, what would I need from it? –  Seth Hikari Nov 20 '11 at 1:04
Oh these worked thanks! lib32-libstdc++5 lib32-libx11 lib32-ncurses lib32-zlib lib32-sdl lib32-libxext –  Seth Hikari Nov 20 '11 at 1:24

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The “no such file or directory” message is in fact referring to the loader for 32-bit executables, which is needed to execute your 32-bit executable. For a more detailed explanation, see Can't execute some binaries in chroot environment (zsh: Not found). You need to install 32-bit support on your Arch Linux.

Unfortunately, Arch Linux doesn't have a simple way of installing 32-bit support. At the moment, you need to enable the [multilib] repository by adding these lines to pacman.conf:

Include = /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist

See the Arch64 FAQ and Using 32-bit-applications on Arch64 on the wiki for more details.

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