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Old 10-03-2003, 11:57 PM   #1
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Unhappy Window Maker Run Error... Help!

Hello everyone,

Just finished installing Red Hat 9, pretty cool stuff, found it on sale at Best Buy I thought what the hell. The last version I tried was 5 so I thought I would check out whats new. Not bad I must say, aswome installer and works well out of the box.

Well, Im a big fan of Window Maker so I downloaded the .tar ball and installed following all the instructions. Everything compiled well but when I ran it gave me an error.

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

So I searched in my system, (perhaps didn't get linked?) but no go, could not find this library. I did updatedb, and searched, nothing.

So I'm wondering, have any of you guys ran into something similar?
any advice? right now I'm running kde, wich isnt bad but I like having choices thats why we use linux!

Any help would be greatly apreciated,

Thank You!
Old 10-04-2003, 02:10 AM   #2
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I received the same thing the first time i tried windowmaker so i downloaded it again and installed it and i worked. Kinda like windows... Noooooooooo. LOL.


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