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Old 02-26-2008, 03:23 PM   #1
tinfalco
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Ubuntu - ┐How do I get hold of libaio & libaio1?


I have Ubuntu 7.10 running on a Microsoft Virtual PC. The fact this is on a virtual PC is probably not an issue, since the web search suggests that this problem affects many people with Ubuntu, not just those on virtual PCs.

I have downloaded Oracle 10g XE edition for Ubuntu and the whole download fails at the very last minute with a message "Error - dependency is not satisfiable libaio libaio1". A search makes me realize that this is an issue that appears to be affecting many downloads, not just Oracle XE. It appears that these components are not installed by default with Ubuntu, and therefore must be got hold of at a later date somehow.

I have found the book http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/ubuntuhks/ to be very good for a beginner, but unfortunately there is no index entry for libaio. A brief google takes you to this page http://www.oracle.com/technology/tec...n-kubuntu.html which is specifically about installing Oracle XE on debian type linuxes. However, even though the guy explicitly mentions "libaio" he seems to think the install will automatically get them. This is not the case. My download stalls and the ability to move straight to the install is greyed out.

So, my questions are
1. ┐How do I get these missing libraries libaio and libaio1? (and some people also seem to think that somthing called "glibc" is also missing.
2. How do I go back to my download after I have got them. Do I have to begin the download again.

We are using Oracle at work and will soon move to Linux, so I thought I would try XE at home. But so far it has to be said that Oracle installs better on Windows.

Thanks for your attention

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Old 02-26-2008, 04:55 PM   #2
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"sudo aptitude install libaio-dev" should do it. and you will have glibc already, nigh on impossible to run without it.
 
Old 02-27-2008, 02:15 PM   #3
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Tried suggestion but no success

I tried "$ sudo aptitude install libaio-dev"
but got
Couldn't find any package whose name or description matched "libaio-dev"

The command appeared sintactically correct, but the package appeared not to be recognised
 
Old 02-27-2008, 02:44 PM   #4
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http://packages.debian.org/search?ke...ll&section=all

The package is there alright. Something has to be wrong with your repository setup.
 
Old 02-28-2008, 04:21 PM   #5
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Thanks

Absolutely correct. The update tool was not pointing at the internet. It is now, and the libaio-dev package installs ok
 
Old 05-21-2013, 12:09 AM   #6
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Hi Tinfalco,

How you fix "The update tool was not pointing at the internet" ?

rgds
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