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Re: vmware installs won't run

On Tue, 03 Oct 2006 11:40:12 -0800
Greg Madden <gomadtroll@gci.net> wrote:

> I am running Etch. with 2.6.16 sources, doesn't require the ~any-any
> patch. After a recent upgrade Vmware no longer runs. It installs
> okay. I get an error message:
> "usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmware: /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libpng12.so.0/libpng12.so.0:
> no version information available (required by /usr/lib/libcairo.so.2)"
> I googled the error message and actually found a response from a
> Ubuntu user
> " Copy /usr/lib/libpng12.so.0 to /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libpng12.so.0/."
> this eliminates the error message but Vmware doesn't run.
> Any vmware users seeing similar results? 

Sorry ,I didn't search the vmware news server. Seems like a widely
known issue. I removed libdbus-1-2, there is a new version installed
ver 1-3.which removed a few depends I could live without, and VMware
fired up.

Greg Madden

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