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Old 03-03-2006, 02:52 AM   #1
corbis_demon
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trouble installing browsers


Hi,
I have been trying to run Firefox on my machine running FC3, but everytime I get the error

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/usr/local/firefox/firefox-bin: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
This happened even while running Opera. As far as I remember, the shared lib file libstdc++.so.6 should do the job. So I tried linking to so.5, but it still didn work out. What should I be doing? Please advise.
 
Old 03-03-2006, 03:01 AM   #2
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Try reinstalling firefox.

Use Add/Remove programs in the system menu. It should be under the Internet\Web Browser category.
 
Old 03-03-2006, 03:15 AM   #3
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You can try installing libstdc5. I don't know the exact package name for FC, but most distros have both 5 and 6 for compatibility reasons. These two are not compatible AFAIK.

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