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Questions tagged [libraries]

A library is a collection of functionality that programs can use. They can be dynamically loaded by a program, or they may be compiled into the program.

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Is it Conventional to put libraries and include into standard directories like /usr/lib/ after installing a package with Make

After installing mesa-12.0.0, I have the library and header files in ~/Downloads/mesa-12.0.0/lib ~/Downloads/mesa-12.0.0/include Is it better to simply add the path to LD_LIBRARY_PATH or should ...
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cannot find libarary error

I am trying to install a software "W" which requires some non standard packages like "XYZ". I am installing XYZ as instructed in the related site using the following commands ./configure -C make ...
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Problem finding required libraries on ubuntu 16.04

I have used the following command sudo apt-get install coinor-cbc and get the following result coinor-cbc is already the newest version However, when I am building a package which require some non-...
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Upgrading Python3 Without Breaking Access to lib Folder

Upgrading Python3 package is always a big pain for me. Every time I upgrade from one version, e.g. 3.7.0, to another, e.g. 3.7.1, my python script loses access to my /usr/local/lib/python3.7/site-...
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Tricky issue with stata and libpng

I use stata 14 in Linux mint 19.3. For some reason stata has a problem with the libpng included in Linux mint 19. To fix that, I followed a fix that installs an older version of libpng (see here) to ...
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List all 32 Bit packages on a Gentoo System

How can I get a list of all installed 32 Bit packages on a Gentoo Linux system?
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Rebuild from src.rpm using new version

This is a follow up to my previous question regarding Building QuantLib on Amazon Linux. I followed the instructions in the answer posted by MLu: Download the source RPM (QuantLib-1.4-7.el7.src.rpm) ...
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Building QuantLib on Amazon Linux

I am trying to get QuantLib version 1.13 running on Amazon Linux. I found some .rpm files at https://pkgs.org/download/QuantLib, although there is an up to date .rpm for Fedora, there isn't one for ...
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The same curl binary shows different version of openssl on 2 different servers

so I have built curl (possibly incorrectly) on debian 9 x64, and after curl -V command I can see that it uses the new version: OpenSSL/1.1.0f After that, I copied the very same library into ...
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Weird problem with CUDA installation

I am experiencing a rather unusual problem with my CUDA installation on Linux Mint 18.3. After a clean reboot, running deviceQuery as a standard user: optirun ./deviceQuery returns FAIL, but if I do: ...
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How to run programs with ld-linux.so?

The dynamic linker can be run either indirectly by running some dynamically linked program or shared object (in which case no command-line options to the dynamic linker can be passed and, in the ELF ...
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Set LD_LIBRARY_PATH correctly

I am using Docker with image of Ubuntu 16.04. I am using this docker to run: Import C++ classes in python with the help of boost.python Import matlab's python package in python with the help Matlab ...
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Undefined symbols : how do I figure dependency resolution?

I am trying to figure out how to handle the lack of dependency resolution in Slackware. I installed Gnumeric from slackware.pkgs.org, but it won't run with a number of ** (gnumeric:10645): ...
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Centos 7, I thought “yum install ___” was supposed to get all the dependencies, too?

I'm trying to get back into *nix again after many years away, and I'm running into a few headaches that I'm hoping you can help me with. I want to install Trillian onto my CentOS 7 box. I went to ...
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Cannot install libgstreamer-0.10 [duplicate]

I' using Debian 9 Cannot install libgstreamer-0.10.so I tried sudo apt-get install libgstreamer0.10-0 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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install vips library in openbsd

On OpenBSD, I need to install sharp, which require the vips library. When I use a prebaked vips tarball, <stephane@bandersnatch.22decembre.eu:/usr/local/src/libvips/vips-8.7.0> ./configure ...
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Installing dev libraries locally

I need to install libpng-dev locally on a system where I do not have sudo access This is required to compile a C application. What is the best way to proceed with this? Can this be installed from ...
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How to verify that the installation of Apache Server works?

Debian 9.5 Apache HTTP Server 2.4.34 (httpd) After installing Apache from the official page with sudo make install, I want to check that the installation works starting the server: $ sudo /usr/local/...
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Cannot compile, missing libncurses5-dev

When I try make menuconfig I get this Install ncurses (ncurses-devel or libncurses-dev When I try to install it Package libncurses5-dev is not available, but is referred to by another package. ...
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Use uClibc for single package

I'm having some issues using busybox and dns lookups. I found a claim that this a glibc problem. I'm on gentoo. I would like to compile busybox against uClibc, without replacing glibc on the system. ...
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How do I trace library loading?

I have program that depends on library that is linked to libboost 1.67, which installed in the system. When I launch it, I have an error that libboost_system.so.1.58 does not exist. LD_PRELOAD and ...
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Fix hardcoded dynamic linking for executable

I have an executable file called reg with the following shared library dependencies: [terminal]$ ldd ./reg linux-vdso.so.1 => (0x00007ffc40d90000) libpthread.so.0 => /lib64/libpthread.so.0 (...
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How do you wii-u-gc-adapter working on 64-bit debian?

Following these guides (https://github.com/ToadKing/wii-u-gc-adapter/blob/master/README.md and https://dolphin-emu.org/docs/guides/how-use-official-gc-controller-adapter-wii-u/#Linux) - I've tried ...
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Python trace back: import aiml

Looking to run an AIML chatbot: thufir@dur:~/python-aiml-chatbot$ thufir@dur:~/python-aiml-chatbot$ pip install python-aiml Collecting python-aiml Downloading https://files.pythonhosted.org/...
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compiling i3 under cygwin - cannot find libiconv library

I am trying to compile i3 version 4.14.1 under Cygwin 2.884 (Windows 7). I have installed needed libiconv library via Cygwin setup but while running ./configure I get this error: configure: error: in ...
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Undefined symbol in libharfbuzz

I am using MATLAB on Arch Linux and I am running into problems. When I try and open the help (doc) I get the following error /opt/tmw/matlab/sys/jxbrowser/glnxa64/xulrunner/xulrunner-linux-64/...
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Cannot run python file, asks to relink libraries [closed]

I'm trying to run a python file, but it doesn't allow me to, showing an error: python3: Relink `/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libudev.so.1` with `/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/librt.so.1` for IFUNC symbol `...
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CentOS with nodeworx

I have a server CentOS 6.9 with interworx and I can't install libstdc++-static. When I do sudo yum install -y libstdc++-static returns with: No package libstdc++-static available. How can I ...
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De-prioritize ld.conf.so.d library path resolution

From a separate question, and other articles on the subject, it appears that additional library paths defined by ld.so.conf.d will always be resolved (i.e. in the case of a name clash, such as when ...
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Web browser ephiphany fault

I just upgraded to the 3.29.1 version using yast, but when launching it trows the next message: epiphany: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib64/epiphany/libephymisc.so: undefined symbol: ...
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Could not load program iperf3 after install on AIX 7.1 Server

I don't seem to find any solution to my AIX related problem when attempting to use iperf3 after install: root@dxxxxxxx in /: iperf3 -s Could not load program iperf3: Could not load module /opt/...
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Which is the “standard” configuration parser library used in Linux?

A very simple question, but very difficult to find. In an Linux application I don't want to use "my own" configuration parser, but use the one which (should be?) is already available. Simple to keep ...
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Install libstdc++ 4.9.x from source but compiled with glibc 2.14

I am on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.6 (Santiago) Linux version 2.6.32-696.20.1.el6.x86_64 (mockbuild@x86-042.build.eng.bos.redhat.com) (gcc version 4.4.7 20120313 (Red Hat 4.4.7-18)...
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Steam won't start on Arch Linux - possibly libGL error (nvidia)

Whenever I try to launch Steam I get the "Steam upgrading" loading screen for a split second and then every Steam process dies. When I run steam, steam-runtime or steam-native in terminal I get ...
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Uninstall Netcdf and HDF libraries from Ubuntu

I have installed certain packages like ZLIB, HDF, and NETCDF for some model simulation purposes. Now, i have to redo some steps while configuring these packages (ZLIB, HDF, NETCDF), which means i need ...
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Cmake can't find X11 libs

I'm trying to compile a GUI-based package on my RHEL 7.2 (XFCE environment). But every time I run cmake .. , it fails with the report: [user@localhost build]$ cmake .. -- BUILD TYPE set to the ...
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How to execute library commands from the shell?

I wanted to simply calculate the length of a string (that is hash value). So, I opened terminal and did this: $ apropos length that returned me with a bunch of commands/functions having (3) or (3ssl)...
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To install XMLSECURITY library

Trying to build wmvare tools for 32 bit Centos 7. ./configure complains regarding XMLSECURITY library: Cannot find XMLSECURITY library. Please configure without XMLSECURITY (using --without-xml-...
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Undefined reference problems with libusb

I'm trying to use pyuvc module which depends on libuvc which depends on libusb. However, when I try to import uvc in python, I get ImportError: /usr/local/lib/libuvc.so.0: undefined symbol: ...
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Install both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of libgoogle-perftools-dev

I am on Debian Stretch and need google-perftools to profile some programs of mine. My machine is 64-bit; I build the programs for both 64 and 32-bit (using gcc -m32). I want to be able to profile both....
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Can not run rpm and yum because I deleted libnss by mistake. How to repair it?

It's an Amazon RHEL server and I deleted the libnss by running rpm --nodeps -e nss-*; package-cleanup --cleandupes; Now when I run rpm I get an error: rpm: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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list the link files of a process [duplicate]

Saying that there is a running process named a. Is it possible to list all of the lib files that a needs, including static link files and dynamic link files (.a, .so)?
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Is there no usb_find_busses() in the recent libusb version?

I referenced from some web pages for developing usb enumeration function with libusb. I've installed libusb-1.0-dev on my linux, but the compiler told me that the usb_init() and usb_find_busses() are ...
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Pandoc is missing a library file [closed]

pandoc-citeproc is missing a library file: [max@arch ~]$ pandoc-citeproc pandoc-citeproc: error while loading shared libraries: libHStext-icu-0.7.0.1-qGJENUzIfHIw3gGVnpCOt-ghc8.2.2.so: cannot open ...
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Apt not working due to lack of libstdc++ after Debian upgrade : “`GLIBCXX_3.4.15' not found (required by apt-get)”

I was trying to perform upgrade from Debian 6 to 7.11 (wheezy). I've changed sources.list to: deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main contrib non-free deb-src http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ ...
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using ldconfig and ld.so.conf versus LD_LIBRARY_PATH

I often build various libraries from source code to play with, such as gmp-6.1.2, mpfr-4.0.1, and gcc-7.x. In doing so, I prefer to use --prefix=/usr/local/gcc-7.2.0 so I know exactly where it is ...
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Why do I have to set LD_LIBRARY_PATH before running a program, even though I already linked the library locations in the compile stage? [duplicate]

I am compiling a model using make; the model has a Makefile that connects the source code with dependent libraries via flags that look like -L/lib1 -L/lib2. But when I try to run that model, it fails ...
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How to find out configuration/installaiton settings of program/library/compiler

My question is somewhat open-ended, therefore, I will ask it specifically in the context of DLIB, however, any general advice would be appreciated. We are an R&D company and we do extensive ...
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Google Chrome starts but fails to open https websites: “This site can’t be reached”

These were Chrome's error messages on the command line: ATTENTION: default value of option force_s3tc_enable overridden by environment. [11850:11915:0210/111421.109731:ERROR:bus.cc(394)] ...
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why are .pc files not listed in one place

I am on Debian buster. I was reading the manpage of pkg-config and found that .pc files are and can be listed in many places . From the manpage - pkg-config retrieves information about ...