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Old 11-23-2001, 06:35 PM   #1
rayflynn
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I'm getting an error message while trying to use Kazaa


Don't know if you guys are familiar with Kazaa or not, but it's a very popular file sharing program, only available in text under linux. (totally awesome, no ads) But here's the beef, I had this baby working fine while using Redhat 7.0, But when I upgraded to 7.1 and go to start the program, I get the following error message..
" error while loading shared libraries;
libncurses.so.4;
cannot open shared object file;
no such file or directory;

What am I missing here? Is ther a problem with permissions? Do I need to install or link it to a certain file or what?

Thanks in advance: - )
 
Old 11-25-2001, 01:04 AM   #2
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first you need to locate the files it's hollerin about


if you have slocate do slocate filesinquestion


once you have found the little darlings, probably in a lib folder somewhere you can add the path to them in /etc/ld.so.conf

then run ldconfig
 
Old 11-25-2001, 04:28 PM   #3
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Unhappy File not in system

Thanks for the help Guy, but the file libncurses.so.4 is not available. All I could find wa libncurses.so and libncurses.so.5. These were in the /usr/lib dir. This was all I found using FIND.
 
Old 11-25-2001, 04:29 PM   #4
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Unhappy File not in system

Thanks for the help Guy, but the file libncurses.so.4 is not available. All I could find was libncurses.so and libncurses.so.5. These were in the /usr/lib dir. This was all I found using FIND.
 
Old 11-27-2001, 06:50 AM   #5
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In the directory with libncurses.so.5 do "ln -s libncurses.so.5 libncurses.so.4" as root and that will create a sym link and Kazza will work.
 
Old 11-28-2001, 05:00 AM   #6
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Thanks David, That hit the nail on the head.
 
  


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