missing lib file

R Kimber richardkimber at btinternet.com
Sun Jul 17 21:22:29 UTC 2011

On Sun, 17 Jul 2011 12:37:55 -0500
Jordon Bedwell wrote:

> On 07/17/2011 06:49 AM, R Kimber wrote:
> > I'm trying to run a script that calls mplayer
> > mplayer -cache 2048 -bandwidth 9999999 -playlist ""$URL"" -vc null -vo
> > null -ao pcm:fast:waveheader:file="$NAME".wav
> > but I get a message saying error while loading shared libraries:
> > libgtk-1.2.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or
> > directory Synaptic says that libgtk1.2 has been has been obsoleted.
> > Is there anything I can do to make the script work?
> Uhm, either your OS or MPlayer is _really_ /really/ *really* out of date
> GTK1 has been gone for quite some time.  It's now GTK3 (or pre-11.04) v2

Ah, thanks.  I've found the problem.  I had an old version
in /usr/local/bin which was overriding the 11.04 version.

- Richard
Richard Kimber
Political Science Resources

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