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Old 07-19-2004, 07:12 AM   #1
caovankhanhvn
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VMware on Slackware


i use Slackware Linux , but there are a problem that is when I was truy to installing VMwareworkstation version 4.5 , an error happen :

Failed dependencies:

/bin/sh is needed by VMwareWorkstation


So what kind of error is that ? How can I fix it ?

Installing YahooMessenger ( version for RedHat ) also having that error .

One more is that alot of librarys was lack :

libX11.so.6
libXext.so.6
libXi.so.6
libXmu.so.6
libc.so.6
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.0)
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.1)
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.1.3)
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.3)
libdl.so.2
libgdk-1.2.so.0
libgdk_pixbuf.so.2
libglib-1.2.so.0
libgmodule-1.2.so.0
libgtk-1.2.so.0
libm.so.6

What packet contain thoses
 
Old 07-19-2004, 08:22 AM   #2
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Shell error ? Help me ! ! !

i use Slackware Linux , but there are a problem that is when I was truy to installing VMwareworkstation version 4.5 , an error happen :

Failed dependencies:

/bin/sh is needed by VMwareWorkstation


So what kind of error is that ? How can I fix it ?

Installing YahooMessenger ( version for RedHat ) also having that error .
 
Old 07-19-2004, 08:26 AM   #3
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If I remember correctly there is no /bin/sh in slack, you could create a symbolic link to /bin/bash.

Something like this:

cd /bin
ln -s /bin/bash sh


/bin/sh now points to /bin/bash and your problem should be solved.

Hope this gets you going again.
 
Old 07-19-2004, 01:30 PM   #4
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I've been seeing in /bin . There is no sh shell . The sh is only a ln to /bin/bash . So that I think no sh shell there and I have to install sh . But I don't know how to install it . Anybody help me ?
 
Old 07-19-2004, 01:50 PM   #5
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Sh is (almost) always linked to bash (when using linux, that is), so I don't think sh is causing the problem.

Could you post the actual error?
 
Old 07-19-2004, 05:55 PM   #6
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all error is that only ( all the message that system send to me ) , can you more clear about the that ?
 
Old 07-19-2004, 06:27 PM   #7
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all error is that only ( all the message that system send to me ) , can you more clear about the that ?
I only wanted to see the error message. I still believe that sh is not the problem

Like you stated before: /bin/sh is linked to /bin/bash. This means that sh should be working.

Try the following from the command line (or xterm):

env | grep SHLVL

It should come back with something like:

SHLVL=1

Now start a shell, using sh (from the same commandline/xterm):

sh<enter>

You should not get any message. In fact you should not see anything happen at all, except the cursor going down a line.

Grep the shelllevel again:

env | grep SHLVL

It should be one higher then the previous one (SHLVL=2 in this example).
If this is true: Your sh is working the way it should.

You need to exit the sh shell, so do the following:

exit



I (we) need some more info to solve this:

- What is the command you are using,
- What's the output.
 
Old 07-20-2004, 03:44 AM   #8
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I can't imagine how you could log into your system if /bin/sh isn't there, but I think I've seen this error in another post about vmware on Slack. Try using the search feature here.

As for finding what package contains what files, check this thread (again, search is your friend).
 
Old 07-20-2004, 04:02 AM   #9
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caovankhanhvn, I just posted an answer to your other thread.

Double-posting is against the rules because it splits a discussion up and makes searching for an answer more difficult. If you don't get an answer to your question, you should wait (at least) 24 hours, then post a reply to your original thread to 'bump' it up in the forum. BTW the 24 hour limit is in the rules also. You really should have read them when you clicked on 'I agree' to become a member.

Enjoy!
--- Cerbere
 
  


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