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This is my first post. Used Ubuntu for several years. I'm on an amd64 machine. Just installed Debian and found that according to synaptic libX11-6 is installed, but when a program tries to access libX11 I get:
error while loading shared libraries: libX11.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
dpkg -s libx11 shows:
Package `libx11' is not installed and no info is available.
gcc -libX11 shows:
/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -libX11
ldd (myprogram) shows:
libX11.so.6 => not found
How can synaptic show that libX11 in installed but nothing can find it? Puzzled!?
glad you were able to get it working: this is a common issue when trying to run 32 bit binaries on a 64 bit system. Please use "Thread Tools" dropdown menu near the top of the page to mark the thead as "[SOLVED]".