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Old 02-11-2005, 08:04 AM   #1
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Problems installing Mozilla Sunbird on FC3 x86_64

Hello all,

I am trying to install Mozilla Sunbird on my FC3 system, which is also an AMD64 (x86_64) machine. I have installed the 64-bit version of FC3.

When I run Sunbird, I get the following error:

[jeremy@dante sunbird]$ ./sunbird

./sunbird-bin: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
However, I do indeed have this file installed--

[jeremy@dante sunbird]$ locate
I think that the problem is that Sunbird is looking in the wrong place for this file and not finding it. How can I tell Sunbird where to look for the libraries it needs?

I have used Google and scoured the newsgroups looking for an answer for about a week. It is probably a simple solution, but I am just not finding it. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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$ ./ sunbird --with-extra-libs=/usr/X11R6/lib64/
Old 02-14-2005, 09:38 AM   #3
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After some further adventures with Google, I found the solution to this problem, which may not be specific to only x86_64 systems. Apparently, the libraries needed by Sunbird have been depreciated and need to be installed wtih the command:

yum install xorg-x11-deprecated-libs

This fixed my problem and now Sunbird runs just fine. Hope this helps someone. Thanks for the reply I did get.



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