Re: libstd c++.so.5 error
From: jw (jesswalton37_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 12:39:54 -0400
On Tue, 2005-08-09 at 18:00 +0200, Michael Heiming wrote:
> In comp.os.linux.setup jw <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > On Tue, 2005-08-09 at 16:33 +0200, Peter T. Breuer wrote:
> >> jw <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> > On Tue, 2005-08-09 at 08:41 -0400, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> >> > > "Peter T. Breuer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> >> > > news:email@example.com...
> >> > > > jw <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> > > >> (error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.5: cannot open
> >> > > >> shared object file: No such file or directory)
> >> > > >>
> >> > > >> Can someone please help me here?
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Put it back or install it. What's your problem with that? In what way
> >> > > > is the message difficult to understand - it says it isn't there, so put
> >> > > > it there!
> > It seems to me that your not trying to percieve anything. However it is
> > quite clear that you enjoy responding to these posts because it does
> > something for your ego.
> > Your by no means required to respond to any post. If you find the post
> > is beneath your intellectual level it would probably be best for you as
> > well as others if you just kept your responses to yourself.
> You mentioned, in your reply to Jean-David, you'd run FC 4i you
> should have pointed out this important information earlier.
> Just try (from some xterm, use 'su -' to become root or use sudo
> if configure):
> yum install compat-libstdc++
> Or use 'up2date' to install the package.
> Peter already outlined in his first reply you'd simply need to
> install the package, you could have used 'yum search libstdc' to
> search for the needed file or used up2date. You want to get
> comfortable with the tools of your package manager (rpm), so you
> could have resolved the problem from just reading the error
> message, no rocket science involved. To get you started, try:
> man rpm
> man yum
> man up2date
> Glad to hear "Discovery" came back successfully without further
Thanks for the assistance. I wasn't familiar with yum but I've tried
the up2date previously with no problems however the last time I tried
(yesterday as a matter of fact) I got a list of updates but for each one
I got a pop-up indicating they did not contain GPL signature.
In any case I was able to find the libstc++ in question and installed
them and everything is working fine at this point (so far as I've
Also I wasn't aware I hadn't included the version and make I was running
until Peter pointed it out.