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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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Skype Call Recorder in Debian 7.1: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found

I am trying to configure Skype Call Recorder in Debian 7.1, running Skype 4.3.0.37. Since there was no amd64 package for Debian, I am using skype-call-recorder-ubuntu_0.10_amd64.deb. The installation ...
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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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Linux Mint 13 Problem - No module named site

My Linux Mint 13 64-bit system has developed a problem. Whilst I can run basic commands like ls and vi if I try anything more complex (I have tried python2.7, mysql-workbench and adduser) I get:- ...
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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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linux + get errors about libraries in spite of already installed lib rpms

I downloaded the vpnc client from the following link https://www.unix-ag.uni-kl.de/~massar/vpnc/ Then I installed the vpnc on my Linux red-hat machine ( version 6.x ) as the following: tar zxf ...
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linux + cant run dialog utility + got errors

Linux kernel: 3.0.13-0.27-default #1 SMP I’ve installed “dialog” utility ( /usr/bin/dialog ) just copied bin file to /usr/bin When I have tried to run it, error message regarding missing libncursesw....
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How do I install some required libraries for a program without sudo?

I am trying to run a program on a computer running Red Hat 6.5. This results in the three following errors: "/lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found" "/usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6: version `...
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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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Viewing Linux Library / Executable version info

In Windows, EXE and DLL have version info, including at least the following fields: file version product version internal name product name copyright In Linux Library / Executable: Which fields ...
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How to install libboost-all-dev v1.40 Debian wheezy

I'm new here. I need to install libboost-all-dev package that contains this stuff: libboost1.40-dev libboost-system1.40-dev libboost-filesystem1.40-dev libboost-date-time1.40-dev libboost-regex1.40-...
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What libraries are there for reading/editing ID3s of mp3?

I need a library to allow me to read and edit ID3 Tags from C++ in Linux. Suggestions?
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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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How to view source of “string.h” and other library function source code in gedit of Ubuntu?

I remember viewing source code of library function but now I don't know how to view it. How to view the source code of library function?
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Libraries crash after installing experimental version of libc6

My Debian system is not booting anymore after installing the experimental version of libc6. I've got this message on boot: /sbin/init: error while loading shared libraries: libsepol.so.1: ...
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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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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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Install libjpeg.so.8 to CentOS 6.6

I need install libjpeg.so.8 to CentOS 6.6 but i do not understand how to do... I have installed libjpeg-turbo libjpeg-turbo-devel but libjpeg.so.8 there is not
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Arch Linux - make: error while loading shared libraries: libunistring

I keep getting this same error when trying to install various packages: make: error while loading shared libraries: libunistring.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory It's ...
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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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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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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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How to fix error: “symbol lookup error: /usr/local/lib/libQt5DBus.so.5: undefined symbol”?

I was using GNS3 network simulator fine for a while & then after few days When I start GNS3 Network Simulator, it is giving out following error, not sure what caused this. $ sudo gns3 GNS3 GUI ...
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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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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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How to use libraries installed with a package manager in GNU/Linux

I installed a library(for example lzma-dev) using a package manager(for example apt-get for Debian or Ubuntu). How can I use it? Where can I find the libs and headers? How about sos(dynamic libraries)?...
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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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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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mod_rewrite: undefined symbol: lstat error

I compiled the mod rewrite for apache (version 1.3.0) however, when I try to run the server I have this error about mod_rewrite: Syntax error on line 27 of /home/myuser/apache/etc/httpd.conf: Cannot ...
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How to make a library linkable with g++ -l argument

How can I make a shared library which is in /usr/lib/some-path linkable with the g++ -l argument when compiling? As far as I know, to do what I want, I need to chmod 0755 the library .so file, create ...
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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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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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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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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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ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension on Arch (postgresql)

I can't install gem pg on Arch due to the error: Gem::Ext::BuildError: ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension. /home/alex/.rvm/rubies/ruby-2.1.1/bin/ruby extconf.rb checking for pg_config.....
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How to find out the dynamic libraries executables loads when run?

I want to find out the list of dynamic libraries a binary loads when run (With their full paths). I am using CentOS 6.0. How to do this?
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/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lcrypt (rhel 6 )

System info [root@xilinx busybox-1.22.1]# uname -r 2.6.32-71.el6.x86_64 Following errors come when I make busybox on rhel 6: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lcrypt collect2: ld returned 1 exit status ...
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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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Invoking a script with ld-linux.so?

I just downloaded a tar file that is supposed to include everything required to run a program that we can call some_binary. I extracted it's contents, and I see the following: A binary (let's call it ...
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Installing flash player for Firefox

I would like to install Flash player for Firefox on Linux. I downloaded the .tar.gz, and there are some compiled shared libraries. I am not sure how to make them work, and I am looking for a hint. ...
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Problem with libx11.so.6: undefined symbol: xcb_wait_for_reply64

I have a problem with a one-day-old arch system. I accidentally moved /usr/lib/libX11.so.6 out of /usr/lib and then put it back. But now, I cannot launch Android Studio because of this: /usr/lib/jvm/...
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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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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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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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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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Why does linux not allow multiple versions in the central repository?

It seems to me that a lot of the problems using Linux is because of mismatched dependencies. Specifically that you can't install two versions of a library. So if program A requires "lib1.2" and ...
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Package installation and dependencies - how to prevent installation of existing libraries?

I'm a relatively new Ubuntu server user, so I'm learning as I go. I have an issue with a software package I'm installing (QGIS) which has several dependencies one of them being gdal library. ...
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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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Unable to extend desktop with USB display adapter and libdlo

Anyone familiar with using libdlo for DisplayLink's USB display adapters? I've followed the instruction steps from README file of libdlo Install a compatible libusb version (0.13) $ ./configure ...