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Old 07-29-2004, 03:22 PM   #1
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libX11 problem

Hi All,

I've been trying to install some software that requires I downloaded Xfree86-libs-4.3.0-62.EL.i386.rpm and installed it.

While installing, there are no errors. However, when I try to install my software it still says libX11 needs to be installed.

Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance,
Old 07-29-2004, 03:59 PM   #2
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You probably need a package called something like libx11 I don't know the proper redhat name for it but in debian it's libx11(-dev). But it's completely different from XF86
Old 07-29-2004, 04:20 PM   #3
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Thanks for the prompt reply...but I'm a bit of a newbie, so you'll have to be a bit more specifiic if you can.

When I extracted the original XF86, I did get a

Thus, are you suggesting that there is a completely different libX11 out there?

Thanks again,
Old 07-29-2004, 06:30 PM   #4
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It's the dev part that counts. You need to install the development libs if you want to compile against them.


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