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Old 07-30-2014, 10:56 PM   #1
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Firefox is failing to load after upgrading to -current.


I recently upgraded to current and when i tried to run firefox it failed to load. So i tried running it in the terminal and got this message:
Quote:
XPCOMGlueLoad error for file /usr/lib64/firefox-31.0/libxul.so:
libharfbuzz.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
Couldn't load XPCOM.
Im not really familliar with these types of issues can anyone help me out?
 
Old 07-30-2014, 11:07 PM   #2
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Try running:

Code:
whereis libharfbuzz.so
If it comes up, it could be a bad symlink from libharfbuzz.so.1 to the main shared harfbuzz library, and may need to be recreated..
 
Old 07-31-2014, 07:39 AM   #3
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I tried symlinking libharfbuzz to the firefox folder but i still get the same message. Im not sure what to do
 
Old 07-31-2014, 08:10 AM   #4
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Hello,

Is the package harfbuzz-0.9.16-x86_64-1 installed ? if not, install it.

Otherwise, what is the output of :

Code:
$ ls -l /usr/lib64/libharfbuzz*
You should have something like that :
Code:
$ ls -l /usr/lib64/libharfbuzz* 
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root   1172 mai   19  2013 /usr/lib64/libharfbuzz.la
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root     22 juil.  4 16:47 /usr/lib64/libharfbuzz.so -> libharfbuzz.so.0.916.0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root     22 juil.  4 16:47 /usr/lib64/libharfbuzz.so.0 -> libharfbuzz.so.0.916.0
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 594408 mai   19  2013 /usr/lib64/libharfbuzz.so.0.916.0
if this is not the case, reinstall the package harfbuzz.

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Old 07-31-2014, 08:36 AM   #5
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Thank you that did the trick. I forgot to mention im running multilib slackware and firefox didnt recognize the the other libharfbuzz.
 
  


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