run time error

Derek Broughton derek at
Wed May 13 13:00:44 UTC 2009

Brian Norman Wootton wrote:

> Below is a tarball extraction, when I run the executable I get the error
> you see. I'm guessing that there is a Library Path, similar to MANPATH,
> PATH, etc - because the wanted file is there and maybe the executable
> needs a library path set to enable it to find it. I've tried 'echo
> but that returns null. My memory has got the moth and what I'm trying
> to do might not work in kubuntu or for the gib executable. anyway, but...
> hopefully some-one can put me on the right PATH.
> ./gib: error while loading shared libraries: cannot

A bridge player I see.  Where'd you get the tarball?  I'd like to try it.

> open shared object file: No such file or directory
> brian%ls -ls /usr/lib/
> 0 lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 19 2009-05-12 19:26 /usr/lib/ ->
> 1464 -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1493656 2008-01-05 19:43
> /usr/lib/
> brian%

ldconfig & /etc/ are the tools you need.

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