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Old 02-08-2003, 05:47 PM   #1
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Question Slackware 8.1 -> Gnome 2 -> Glibc Problems

Hello, i have just installed all packages from and after running gdm/gnome-session i am getting Glibc error:
/lib/ version 'GLIBC_2.2' not found. The problem is that i have Glibc installed. I have Glibc 2.2.5 wich comes with 8.1.
What should i do? All sugestions/ideas/advices are welcome. PS: i have heard of Dropline Gnome, but i cant make use of it because im on dial-up.

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Old 02-08-2003, 09:12 PM   #2
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I would suggest:

ln -s /lib/ /lib/

Repeat as required if it complains on another similar file like libm or something. The command simply creates a symlink for the lib that it is seeking. There is actually a symlink for, note the missing zero.

Also, you may need to run "ldconfig" after creating the symlink for it to be picked up in the cache file.

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Old 02-09-2003, 05:38 PM   #3
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PS: i have heard of Dropline Gnome, but i cant make use of it because im on dial-up.
So? I'm on dial-up also (~26,400bps fairly stable ) but in fact right now I'm downloading Dropline GNOME 2.2.0
You don't need super stable high-speed connection to install it. You may download all necessary files first (wget, Downloader for X, etc.) and just then to start local install.


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