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Old 01-01-2004, 02:38 PM   #1
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Eterm libttf.so.2 problem


I'm trying to get Eterm to work, but it keeps saying that it can't find shared objectfile libttf.so.2. I have tried installing freetype as a binary from www.linuxpackages.net and by compiling it from source. Any suggestions?? I am running slack 9 updated to current with swaret.
 
Old 01-01-2004, 04:22 PM   #2
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http://www.eterm.org/download/

Theres a special one for Slackware you hvae to download. This has happened to me but after downloading Eterm for Slackware it worked.
 
Old 01-01-2004, 04:49 PM   #3
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that did it. thanks alot!
 
Old 01-08-2004, 01:22 PM   #4
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libttf.so.2: cannot open shared object file

dude, that's messed up, i just updated freetype and now eterm won't work! and to top it off i actually had the correct freetype package installed and uninstalled it!

ahhhhh-ha, from the freetype 2.1.3 readme :

FreeType 2's library is called `libfreetype', FreeType 1's library is called `libttf'. They are *not* compatible!

that explains it then! even worse - i deleted the Eterm packages after i installed them! so i have to download them again!

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