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Old 02-08-2003, 04:47 PM   #1
MakeMeBad
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Question Slackware 8.1 -> Gnome 2 -> Glibc Problems


Hello, i have just installed all packages from ftp://ftp.slackware.pl/slackware/packages/GNOME2/ and after running gdm/gnome-session i am getting Glibc error:
/lib/libc.so.0.6: version 'GLIBC_2.2' not found. The problem is that i have Glibc installed. I have Glibc 2.2.5 wich comes with 8.1.
What should i do? All sugestions/ideas/advices are welcome. PS: i have heard of Dropline Gnome, but i cant make use of it because im on dial-up.

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Old 02-08-2003, 08:12 PM   #2
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I would suggest:

ln -s /lib/libc-2.2.5.so /lib/libc.so.0.6

Repeat as required if it complains on another similar file like libm or something. The command simply creates a symlink for the lib that it is seeking. There is actually a symlink for libc.so.6, note the missing zero.

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Also, you may need to run "ldconfig" after creating the symlink for it to be picked up in the cache file.

Last edited by Excalibur; 02-08-2003 at 08:18 PM.
 
Old 02-09-2003, 04:38 PM   #3
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PS: i have heard of Dropline Gnome, but i cant make use of it because im on dial-up.
So? I'm on dial-up also (~26,400bps fairly stable ) but in fact right now I'm downloading Dropline GNOME 2.2.0
You don't need super stable high-speed connection to install it. You may download all necessary files first (wget, Downloader for X, etc.) and just then to start local install.
 
  


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