[ubuntu-uk] cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Jim Price d1version at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 5 15:06:08 UTC 2012

On 05/04/12 15:16, James Morrissey wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to get KBasic working for someone who is an ardent VB
> supporter, but in whom i have just managed to pique interest
> sufficiently to give this go.
> Unfortunately i have had some trouble with the installer, mainly with
> getting all the dependencies on the machine. Now i think i have
> everything but i am still getting a message about a missing shared
> object. When i enter (to run the installer: 'kbide'):
> ~/Downloads/KBasic$ ./kbide
> I get:
> ./kbide: error while loading shared libraries: libQtSvg.so.4: cannot
> open shared object file: No such file or directory
> However
> "locate  libQtSvg.so.4"
> gives
> /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtSvg.so.4
> /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtSvg.so.4.7
> /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQtSvg.so.4.7.4
> So it seems that the directory is there but its not being seen.
> Does anyone know what the problem is. On the KBasic site
> (http://kbasic.com/download.html) they mention that you have to have
> the dependencies in the correct place. As i understand it this was a
> problem caused by running 32bit software on a 64bit machine, but this
> has been taken care of in Oneric (which i am using). Notably,
> libQtSvg.so.4 isn't even mentioned as a dependency and thus i can't
> see where the file i meant to be.

Try installing the following packages:

qt4-qtconfig (n.b. this is in the universe repository)

This is the suggestion on this page, but it is in Spanish, and not 
particularly recent:



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