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Hi all I am using Slackware 12.2 I tried to start firefox but it didnt start & showed that it lacked dependent libraries Code: /usr/lib/firefox-3.0.4/firefox-bin: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/libgconf-2.so.4: undefined ...
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    Unhappy couldn't start Firefox because of dependencies


    Hi all
    I am using Slackware 12.2 I tried to start firefox but it didnt start & showed that it lacked dependent libraries

    Code:
    /usr/lib/firefox-3.0.4/firefox-bin: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/libgconf-2.so.4: undefined symbol: g_dgettext
    .So I searched for these libraries and downloaded rpms and converted them to .tgz format using rpm2tgz and installed them.These are rpms

    Code:
    GConf2-2.24.0-1.fc10.i386.rpm
    ORBit2-2.14.16-1.fc10.i386.rpm
    avahi-0.6.22-12.fc10.i386.rpm
    avahi-glib-0.6.22-12.fc10.i386.rpm
    directfb-1.0.0-0.1.rc3.el5.i386.rpm
    evolution-data-server-2.24.5-5.fc10.i386.rpm
    glitz-0.5.6-6.fc10.i386.rpm
    gnome-keyring-2.24.1-1.fc10.i386.rpm
    gnome-vfs2-2.24.0-3.fc10.i386.rpm
    keyutils-libs-1.2-3.fc9.i386.rpm
    krb5-libs-1.6.3-18.fc10.i386.rpm
    libbonobo-2.24.0-2.fc10.i386.rpm
    libgnome-2.24.1-9.fc10.i386.rpm
    libnotify1-0.4.5-9.1.i586.rpm
    libsoup-2.24.2.1-1.fc10.i386.rpm
    nss-3.12.2.0-3.fc10.i386.rpm
    openssl-0.9.8g-14.fc10.i686.rpm
    telepathy-glib-0.7.17-1.fc10.i386.rpm
    telepathy-mission-control-4.67-1.fc10.i386.rpm
    but still I couldn't run firefox & get the same previous error.
    Pls help.
    I tried re-installing firefox it but still the problem remains.

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    Those dependencies don't look right for Firefox.

    You can get the Firefox package for Slackware 12.2 here:

    http://carroll.cac.psu.edu/pub/linux...slackware/xap/

    You might be able to find any other .tgz packages that you need there as well.
    oz

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