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Old 12th March 2009, 02:58 PM
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libstdc++.so.5: No such file or directory on FC6

I have to use the old FC6 instead of the latest Fedora distro.
The existing thunderbird 1.5.0.12-3 is working fine.
I want to upgrade thunderbird to the latest version.
How to do that?
This is my procedure.
I downloaded thunderbird-2.0.0.19.tar.gz and untar it to /usr/local/bin/thunderbird.

$ /usr/local/bin/thunderbird/thunderbird
/usr/local/bin/thunderbird/thunderbird-bin: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

# rpm -qa libstdc++
libstdc++-4.1.1-30

How do I install libstdc++.so.5 for only thunderbird so that libstdc++-4.1.1-30 is still the default?

Last edited by powah; 12th March 2009 at 03:13 PM.
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Old 12th March 2009, 03:17 PM
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Try


Code:
su
yum install libstdc++.so.5
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Old 13th March 2009, 06:49 PM
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libstdc++.so.5 is installed now.

$ /usr/local/bin/thunderbird/thunderbird-bin
/usr/local/bin/thunderbird/thunderbird-bin: error while loading shared libraries: libmozjs.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I google but did not find anything.
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Old 13th March 2009, 07:23 PM
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I'm also running FC6 and looked into upgrading thunderbird by enabling the development repos with yum, as can be seen here:

http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=211316

I haven't tried to do it with the tarball, and haven't had much experience installing things that way, but you may need to update some dependencies, which it seems is a bad idea in this case.

I've had minimal experience installing using tarballs, so what I said about dependencies may be rubbish (perhaps someone who knows more can comment), however it was that fact that's stopped me from updating.

I know this hasn't really solved your problem, but it might be of some use to you.
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Old 16th March 2009, 02:59 PM
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Problem is solved.
It should be
/usr/local/bin/thunderbird/thunderbird
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Old 5th April 2012, 06:44 PM
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Re: libstdc++.so.5: No such file or directory on FC6

Hi ,
Sorry for the blast....
I am using Fedora 16.
while starting a software (Tibco Designer) I am getting the same error:
"error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory".
the package compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-68.1.i686 already installed and it contains libstdc++.so.5.

Please help me with some solution
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