Seán Mac Suibhne said:
> While trying to install Firefox1.0.4 on Mandrake 10.2 I get the following
>> [root at localhost firefox-installer]# ./firefox-installer
> ./firefox-installer-bin: error while loading shared
> cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
>> libstdc++.so.5 is not available but libstdc++.so.6 is in /usr/lib.
>> I was wondering if there was something I can do to get the installer to
I'm working from relatively recent memory here...
If you're using a graphical interface (KDE or GNOME), the following might
be the easiest:
1. Find the menu item labelled "Configure your computer"
2. Enter the root password when/if prompted
3. When presented with the general interface, click on the
"Software <somethingorother>" node.
4. Click on the "Install <somethingorother>" icon
5. In the search text field, enter "libstdc++.so.5" and
from the drop-down list specify you want to search
in file names.
6. Once the search has been completed a list of packages
that have files containing that name will be presented.
It's likely one of them would contain the file you're
looking for (perhaps something with "compat" in the,
but that guess is really wild.
7. Select and install the package.
All going well, this will help you install FF1.0.4.
urpmi is rated as a top-class product, and coincidentally, if I recall
correctly, was initially developed by Mandrake. However, it's a
command-line utility that comes with the
command-line-option-and-switch-hell that accompanies all modern
command-line utilities. Mandrake/Mandriva's rpmdrake (which is what you
lauch when you click on the "Software <somethingorother>" as mentioned
above) is a very easy to use graphical package management utility.
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