Why have almost all the shared libraries in /usr/lib/ have the executable permission bit set? I don't see any use case for executing them. Some do manage to hook-up some form of main function to print ...
I would like to know what is the difference between a Library call and a System call in Linux. Any pointers for a good understanding of the concepts behind both will be greatly appreciated.
I have a statically linked binary for a tool that I'm trying to run on RHLE4. The tool complains about glibc. It needs 2.4 and the one in the system is 2.3. Here is the message that it spits out: ...
I am using Debian Squeeze and I wanted to install Gimp 2.8. I installed a lot of packages dependencies for Gimp but I could not successfully complete the install of the Gimp package When installing ...