It is in general a good advice to install first the actual lib* package, and then the appropriate lkib*g package. So it is necessary for svgalib and others. Perhaps something like this could be included in the HOWTO Thank you Marcus -- TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to firstname.lastname@example.org . Trouble? e-mail to email@example.com .