Xorg Configuration Error

Jeff Waugh jaw at ic.net
Sun Dec 3 15:21:30 PST 2006

"Ellis Wilson said"
> Hi all, I'm new to the support list and I've got an error at the
> configuration stage with Xorg 6.9.0.  I've followed all the commands (by
> the book) for making and installing and all went successfully, however
> upon proceeding to the  X Window System Components page to configure, I
> get an error running:
> cd ~ &&
> Xorg -configure
> My error looks like:
> Xorg: error while loading shared libraries: libXau.so.6: cannot open
> shared object file: No such file or directory
> I've searched google as well as the linuxfromscratch.org posts, and
> can't seem to find a similar problem.  Any help is appreciated in
> advance.  By the way all my info in PATH and PKG_CONFIG_PATH is set
> correctly.
> Thanks,
> Ellis Wilson

Add the path to libXau.so.6 to /etc/ld.so.conf and run ldconfig or
add the path to libXau.so.6 to your LD_LIBRARY_PATH enviroment variable.


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