[tex-live] xdvi fails to find libXaw.so.6 (Debian Sarge)

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Fri Oct 21 11:40:57 CEST 2005

Daniel Flipo <daniel.flipo at univ-lille1.fr> wrote:

> When launching xdvi I get the following error message (even after
> installing texlive2005-live-20051020.iso):
> xdvi-xaw.bin: error while loading shared libraries: libXaw.so.6:
> cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
> Actually Debian sarge has only /usr/X11R6/lib/libXaw.so.7.0
> and links 'libXaw.so.7' 'libXaw.so' to it.
> What am I missing?

Are you using Norbert's Debian packages, or have you installed texlive
"the normal way"?  Does "apt-get install libxaw6" help?

Regards, Frakn
Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer

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