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Old 09-02-2004, 10:09 AM   #1
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Location: south texas
Distribution: fedora core 3,4; gentoo
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cant get octave to run

ive installed octave on my suse 9.0 system
when i try to start it (type "octave" at the command line) i get an error:

octave: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open object file: No such file or directory

i dont know where to look for this file, or the file that is calling it.
Old 09-02-2004, 10:28 AM   #2
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Looks like you are missing those packages. Try look on SuSE's ftp site:

or at
Old 09-02-2004, 12:24 PM   #3
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i figured it out
i had to add an environment variable

>export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/user/lib/octave-2.1.49



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