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When I try to open the Ethereum wallet in Elementary OS (Ubuntu) I get the error

Ethereum Wallet: error while loading shared libraries: libXtst.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

libxtst6 is installed, any ideas?

  • 1: is it 23/64b? 2-what do you get with : locate libXtst – Badr Bellaj Oct 14 '16 at 16:12
  • gives me: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libXtst.so.6 /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libXtst.so.6.1.0 – Samuel Barnes Oct 14 '16 at 16:16
  • did you install the 32 or 64 b version – Badr Bellaj Oct 14 '16 at 16:30
  • Ah, I installed the 32bit version and not 64bit. Silly mistake! – Samuel Barnes Oct 14 '16 at 16:36
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try to install the 32 version of the libxtst

sudo apt-get install libxtst6:i386

then make a symbolic link :

$ cd /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
$ ln -s libXtst.so.6 libXtst.so.6.X.X

or just install the 64 bit version of Ethereum.

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