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I have access to an old cluster for computations. The Operating system of the cluster is very old and outdated. Some of my codes need new libraries like glibc-2.14 or higher to run. I found junest that allows us to easily have new libraries on our local account.

But the problem is that the system always uses its default libraries although I defined the PATH to new ones via LD_LIBRARY_PATH variable.

I want to know that:

Is there any method to make my Linux system completely blind form libraries existing in paths like /usr/liband force it to use new ones, which in my case exist in the path ~/.junest/usr/lib?

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Have you tried modifying the default library rutes?

Depending on your version it could in:

ld.so.conf or in ld.so.conf.d/libc.conf

The second one is only for libc while the first one is for the global config where you specify which are the routes for the libraries.

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