[clug] Unable to run some programs

Adrian Blake a.blake at physics.usyd.edu.au
Tue Jul 26 20:48:56 GMT 2005


I upgraded a Mandrake 10.1 to LE2005 and as yet no problems, but I had

The lack of terminal prompts looks like the way they have
re-arranged /dev/tty* & /dev/pty*. differing permissions and symbolic

The firefox/thunderbird problem stems from a segmentation fault in the
script ¨run-moxilla.sh¨ line 159.


On Tue, 2005-07-26 at 21:24 +1000, Brad Hards wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Jul 2005 18:26 pm, Adrian Blake wrote:
> > I had installed firefox and thunderbird in /usr/local.  Neither of which
> > can be run from the shortcut on the desktop or a Run command.
> >
> > If I open a KDE session as root most if not all programs run.
> >
> > Any suggestions as to problem or tests I can do to gain more insight.
> A problem with the PATH or LD_LIBRARY_PATH might be a possible cause. 
> A simple echo $PATH or $LD_LIBRARY_PATH might show what is missing.
> Failing that, see if something is missing in /etc/ld.so.conf
> Brad
Adrian Blake <a.blake at physics.usyd.edu.au>

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