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I am getting an error uXlib.h not found while compiling a program, written in c++

I think the lib file is related UIM/X from the following link

motif.ics.com/sites/default/files/ReferenceManual.pdf‎

  • What distribution are you using? – Boris Burkov Jul 26 '13 at 8:38
  • @Bob, ubuntu 13.04 – limovala Jul 26 '13 at 8:42
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In Debian-based distributions (including Ubuntu), use dpkg -S uXlib.h to find out, from which package a file named uXlib.h comes from (if that package is installed, it will find it).

If that package is not installed, you might want to install apt-file as described here: http://www.debianhelp.co.uk/findfile.htm.

I believe that your file should be in some dev package as headers go there, may be something like libmotif-dev. UPDATE: no, didn't find it in libmotif-dev.

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I managed to sovle this issue by copying all the header files from

ftp://ftp.hq.eso.org/pub/linux/scisoft4/midas/02FEB/gui/GraphLib/libsrc/uimxR5/include

to /usr/include.

I don't know if its the right way.

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    Usually, when you manually install a program (not from a package via dpkg, apt, aptitude or synaptic, but manually by downloading a file) it goes to /usr/local filesystem, reserved for local systems administrator manually installed program. So typically, you would put your header file to /usr/local/include as in wiki.debian.org/FMOD#Headers, also see askubuntu.com/questions/17545/…. Though, it varies from distro to distro, some distros put even locally installed headers to /usr/include. – Boris Burkov Jul 26 '13 at 9:02

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