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I am looking for information on how to update libraries. I have problems with Persistence of Vision ray-tracer that requires libpng12-0 update but I don't know to do this. I am asking this because I suppose learning how to do this would be of benefit in future.
What distro are you using? And what version of libpng12-0 do you have and which one do you need? In Debian Testing, which I'm running, the current version is 1.2.50-1. I see this same version is also being used in Debian Unstable (Sid).
But what version of libpng12-0 do you have installed now. And why do you need to download povray from the internet. You should be able to install it with your package manager. This is what weibullguy already suggested. The package povray exists in the Debian repos so it should be found in the Ubuntu repos as well.
My version of libpng12-0 is libpng12-0 1.2.50-1ubuntu2. The reason why I have to download povray from Internet is that I am unable to install it through normal Ubuntu software installation. It is very likely that I am doing something wrong here. Should I try to install povray through apt-get in terminal? What should I type?
I managed to install Povray through information in Internet. Thank you all for help with this issue.
Last edited by kkoistinen; 05-21-2014 at 03:24 PM.