[nSLUG] Kubuntu

Sheldon Tower shtower at eastlink.ca
Sun Aug 17 09:18:12 ADT 2008


Thanks for your help with my problem with Seamonkey. After some 
unsuccessful tinkering, I ended up reinstalling Kubuntu, since it was a 
very new install in the first place. After the second install, Seamonkey 
and Firefox worked perfectly.

Sheldon

Rich wrote:
> Sheldon Tower wrote:
>   
>> I tried installing seamonkeyfrom Mozilla and from the Kubuntu package  
>> manager, and I get the same error. I tried to add the line  
>> "/usr/local/seamonkey" to /etc/ld.so.conf, and the error error message  
>> went away, but seamonkey still wouldn't start when I tried to run the  
>> script file "/usr/local/seamonkey/seamonkey." The program doesn't give me  
>> an error message at all. The program just doesn't run. I installed Opera  
>> 9.5, but I would still like to use Seamonkey or Firefox.
>>
>>   
>>     
>
>  From command line try this:
>
>  >  ldd /usr/bin/seamonkey
>
> See if any libraries are missing.
> Also try running strace
>
>  > strace -otrace.log -f /usr/bin/seamonkey
>
> You may want to hit ctrl-c after a bit, if it seems like its not 
> responding (give it 30sec)
> Check the trace.log file to see if any libs or objects are not found.
> Sounds like it cannot find something and its stuck in a loop.
>
> Can you show us your ld.so.conf file.
>
> How are you launching the app - using the script wrapper or link in 
> /usr/bin or /usr/local/bin?
> Maybe that needs to be updated or removed.
>
>
> Rich
>
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