[lubuntu-users] Did anything change regarding libpng12.so.0?

Mark F azdays15 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 04:12:10 UTC 2016

I found a libpng12 package for Ubuntu 16.04 here:


I installed the amd64 version and now FreeFileSync works. (Not sure if it
breaks anything yet.).

On Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 8:29 PM, Mark F <azdays15 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I posted this to the FreeFileSync support forum. I thought I'd post it
> here in case anyone knows something specific to Lubuntu:
> --- start
> I just installed Lubuntu 16.10 (64bit) and FreeFileSync now errors:
> ./FreeFileSync: error while loading shared libraries: libpng12.so.0:
> cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
> I installed the latest 64-bit version (FreeFileSync_8.5_Ubuntu_16.04_64-bit)
> and still get the error.
> Can someone tell me how to fix this? I googled and didn't see anything
> specific to FFF. I don't see anyway to install libpng.
> I found libpng16.so.16.25.0. I tried creating a symbolic link named
> libpng12.so.0 in the same directory (/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu). But,
> then FFF errors with:
> ./FreeFileSync: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpng12.so.0: version
> `PNG12_0' not found (required by ./FreeFileSync)
> --- end
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