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Finding libaries to install

by phil66 / March 28, 2006 3:01 AM PST

apps from tar.gz.

I have tried to install Thunderbird-1.5 to Ubuntu Breezy 5.10 and get an error message that '' file is not found.''

Found article that stated file was at directory /usr/local/lib and should be in /usr/bin neither directory had file. Executed apt cache search and no file found.

Search of google searches and they only give substitute files from Red Hat and Mandrake.

Ftp searches do not have any ''so'' files.

I have tried locating other libstdc++ files without any success.Why are aps build without the depencies needed.

Is there any place that these libaries can be found. Is this one of those situations where we have to wait until the repositories offer the apps.

Thanks for the help

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Who said "dependency hell" was gone?
by chuckieu / March 28, 2006 4:41 AM PST

In distros that use Apt (or the later and better Aptitude or Synaptic), using the command Apt get install *package* usually also installs any needed programs. T-Bird may not be available for Ubuntu 5.10, though I doubt it. Try Apt first. If that doesn't work, try this. Open another desktop, Google
These files are usually a part of another package.Download and install. This (multiple desktops) is one area Linux is ahead of Windows. Sometimes I have 3 or 4 workspaces open in a situation like this. I prefer RPMs when available. Good luck. chuck

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It sure was not me
by phil66 / March 29, 2006 5:58 AM PST

who said "dependencies Hell were gone"

But with your guidance and suggestions I was able to find a file under the debian sector that had in it.

After several tar unpacking and two file moves I was able to install T-bird-1.5 and remove t-bird-1.0.7.

Now all I have left is to install the proper icon and all system will be back to normal.

I can not properly express myself for your help.
I can only say thanks again.

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Icon for T-Bird
by chuckieu / March 30, 2006 3:53 AM PST
In reply to: It sure was not me

The icon/s for new v. should be in the /usr/lib/where t-bird is (mozilla-thunderbird-1.5?/icons. Or you can download any you consider better to /you/home and copy it from there. chuck

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GNU c++
by Ixthusdan / March 28, 2006 7:16 AM PST

Look for and install a package that is labled GNU c++ libraries, probably version 5.

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Hi ixthusdan
by phil66 / March 29, 2006 6:03 AM PST
In reply to: GNU c++

Thanks for the reply

I solved the missing by downloading a file from Debian that had the need libaries.

All systems now operational


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