[oclug] Downloaded a program - not going too well...
cmacd at zeusprune.ca
Fri Sep 2 21:01:40 EDT 2011
Could not help doing another google search -- Will this one help
On 11-09-02 08:29 PM, Charles MacDonald wrote:
> On 11-09-01 10:29 PM, Andy Civil wrote:
>> First question: where should I put this? Yes, I know I could put it
>> anywhere, but if you were trying to find a downloaded program on someone
>> else's computer, where would you look FIRST? Anyway, for now, I unzipped
>> it into /home/andy/ so that the executable is in
> First choce is proably what is in the sourceforge documentation, they
> often will have ideas of where to put something.
> Second choice is to follow the Unix convetions and place it in a
> subdirectory like /usr/local/programName
>> Oh, I just tried something else - I tried executing it from a shell. It
>> andy at Boots:~/FreeFileSync$ ./FreeFileSync: error while loading shared
>> libraries: libunity.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file
>> or directory
> The needed Libraries may be explained by the documentation on source
> forge. You will have to get them and place them where they expect to live.
> No, they don't seem to have very much in the way of documention, they DO
> have a help forum at
> that may be able to assist.
> Most of the work is generaly done by the "packager for the distribution.
> if there is a DEB file of the program, it will know what work is needed.
Charles MacDonald Stittsville Ontario
cmacd at zeusprune.ca Just Beyond the Fringe
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