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Old 06-25-2012, 09:58 AM   #1
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libXft.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory


I'm trying to run PGCedit, but i'm getting into problems doing so:
Code:
./pgcedit 
./pgcedit: error while loading shared libraries: libXft.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
I did a full system search and located the files in
"/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu":
Code:
mainstream@dopamine-pc:/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu$ ls -la | grep libXft
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root root       15 Mar 30 12:10 libXft.so.2 -> libXft.so.2.2.0
-rw-r--r--   1 root root    85168 Mar  2 07:06 libXft.so.2.2.0
They do seem to exist. I also tried to place these files in the same directory as PGCedit, but no luck there either. Also tried symlinking...
Code:
$ ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libXft.so.2.2.0 libXft.so.2
$ ./pgcedit 
./pgcedit: error while loading shared libraries: libXft.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
Still the same error!

What may be causing this?

Last edited by mainstream; 06-25-2012 at 10:02 AM.
 
Old 06-25-2012, 10:14 AM   #2
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As far as I can see PGCedit is only available as 32 bit binary but you have a 64 bit OS. You need to install the 32 bit versio of that library.
 
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Old 06-26-2012, 01:23 PM   #3
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Thanks that worked. Stupid me

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The following NEW packages will be installed:
libxft2:i386
 
  


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