Error loading kedit as root from command prompt
James Richard Tyrer
tyrerj at acm.org
Sun Jul 7 09:10:00 BST 2002
> I'm using KDE 3.0.0 and Qt 3.0.4 on RH 7.1 with kernel 2.4.18.
> If I'm in the command-line shell and run kedit as my normal user
> I get the following messages:
> /sources/qt-x11-free-3/plugins/imageformats/libqjpeg.so: Feature
> JPEG already defined in
> /sources/qt-x11-free-3/plugins/imageformats/libqmng.so: Feature
> MNG already defined in
> BUT kedit does load.
> If I su to root then run kedit, I get the following messages:
> kedit: error while loading shared libraries: libqt-mt.so.3:
> cannot load shared object file: No such file or directory
> and kedit doesn't load.
> Can anyone explain this? I'm sure you'll agree that its quite a
> problem not being able to use kedit as root.
> I've also tried other kde programs running as root and found
> that if I run kword I get this:
> /usr/kde3/bin/kdeinit: error while loading shared libraries:
> libqt-mt.so.3: cannot load shared object file: No such file or
The problem is that LD.SO can NOT find libqt-mt.so.3.
Now exactly why is another question.
Do you have the path to it in your: "/etc/ld.so.config" file?
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