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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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Wireless Mouse doesn't work after upgrading packages - Debian

My wireless optical mouse has stopped working after upgrades performed with # apt-get upgrade. This is the output of # tail -f /var/log/syslog May 23 10:30:00 GaboPC /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[596]...
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NixOS: Modifying config files on a buildFHSUserEnv environment

On NixOS, I'm using a FHS environment to supply libraries (unixODBC and sqlite-odbc) to libreoffice. { pkgs ? import <nixpkgs> {} }: ( pkgs.buildFHSUserEnv { name = "odbc-sqlite-libreoffice";...
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Problem using dllimport (Mono Vb) [migrated]

I'm new to Unix/Linux/Ubuntu. I'm using Mono with VB and I'm trying to use the methods from a library via DllImport (CliSiTef32I.dll / libclisitef.so) however it keeps giving me DllNotFoundException ...
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Installing gtkmm from source

I know that gtkmm can be installed using package manager, but here I am keen to install it from source. It requires me to install the Dependencies: libsigc++ 2.0 GTK+ 3.0 glibmm cairomm pangomm ...
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zlib error when compiling

I am trying to install pythia package coming with POWHEG-BOX on Fedora 27. When running make main-PYTHIA-lhef it writes: pwhg_io_interface.f:214: undefined reference to `gzputc' and so on. It ...
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Where is libsystemd.so located on ARM devices?

I have an ARM Tinkerboard running Debian 9.8 (Stretch). Systemd version is 232. I'm working on a program that can be run from userland or as a daemon. If it is run as a daemon, then dlopen and dlsym ...
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Why don't Unix/Linux systems traverse through directories until they find the required version of a linked library?

I have a binary executable named "alpha" that requires a linked library (libz.so.1.2.7) which is placed at /home/username/myproduct/lib/libz.so.1.2.7 I export the same to my terminal instance before ...
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Zypper completely not working

I've experienced a sudden error when trying to run zypper by any form: zypper: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib64/libzypp.so.908: undefined symbol: gzdopen Not very sure how to fix that, since the ...
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Qgis and qtdesigner4: /lib64/libQtWebKit.so.4: undefined symbol

I am trying to launch two programs but there is a problem with /lib64/libQtWebKit.so.4 qgis: qgis: symbol lookup error: /lib64/libQtWebKit.so.4: undefined symbol: ...
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Managing libraries

After a new installation of Debian, I'm looking for a way to separate files created from new packages from my main system. I want to do this to avoid bloating the size of my drive with unnecessary ...
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Getting relocation error on Ubuntu 18.04 for wkhtmltopdf tool

My project need a tool called wkhtmltopdf on Ubuntu. I have installed it successfully. It's displaying proper version with command wkhtmltopdf --version. When java code tries to access this tool, ...
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Libness3-dev what is this and the dev at the end

So I just installed Linux mint 18 yes 18 not 19 and ran sudo apt-get update also ran sudo apt-get update Firefox and I run these commands I got errwith the repository’s then running the second command ...
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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 want to install Trillian onto my CentOS 7 box. I went to www.trillian.im/get/linux/6.1/linux.html and downloaded the rpm package trillian-6.1.0.5-1.fc25.x86_64.rpm. It was my understanding that ...
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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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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?

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 the maintenance of the application config simple and ...
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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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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....