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krznv
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Error launching Inkscape

Post by krznv » Fri Oct 16, 2020 22:53

After installing and launching Inkscape, I get the following error regarding libgdl-3.so.5 libraries

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inkscape: error while loading shared libraries: libgdl-3.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

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Re: Error launching Inkscape

Post by sabayonino » Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:35

try to install/reinstall

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dev-libs/gdl

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Re: Error launching Inkscape

Post by krznv » Sat Oct 17, 2020 13:38

Same error, the library might be part of another package?

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Re: Error launching Inkscape

Post by svantoviit » Tue Oct 20, 2020 20:43

krznv wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 13:38
Same error, the library might be part of another package?
It' the right one

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# for i in "$(find / -name libgdl-3.so.5 2>0)"; do equo q belongs -vq "${i}"; done
dev-libs/gdl-3.28.0
I would try to run inkscape with strace and check where it is looking for the library.
Then create a symlink to the available one.

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Re: Error launching Inkscape

Post by sarahk99 » Thu Oct 29, 2020 21:43

After installing and launching Inkscape, I get the following error regarding libgdl-3.so.5 libraries

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inkscape: error while loading shared libraries: libgdl-3.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
I found relatively old topic
maybe it could be helpful

https://askubuntu.com/questions/1056080 ... untu-18-04

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