[Slackbuilds-users] lyx_qt4 depends on libaudio?

Josiah Boothby josiahb at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 06:44:46 UTC 2008

Chalk this up to bonehead user syndrome. I had an old install lurking
around in $HOME/local, presumably compiled with NAS somewhere on the

Thanks anyway,


On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 4:41 PM, Robby Workman <rworkman at slackbuilds.org> wrote:
> Josiah Boothby wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Using SBo's qt4 and lyx_qt4 on Slackware 12.1, I get the following
>> error when trying to run lyx:
>> lyx: error while loading shared libraries: libaudio.so.2: cannot open
>> shared object file: No such file or directory
>> Looking around on the internet has indicated that libaudio.so.2 would
>> be provided by NAS (which is not distributed by Slackware, and doesn't
>> appear to be on SBo). This does not appear to be a problem with the
>> other qt4 programs I've tried to run (e.g., qtconfig).
>> Is there something I'm missing?
> Yep - libaudio.so.2   ;-)
> On a more serious note, it looks like you either:
>  a) used to have libaudio installed, and compiled something [1] that
>     links it.
>     [1] that something is apparently being linked by either qt or
>         lyx (almost surely lyx), and then that something in turn
>         is trying to find everything it links to.
>  b) have a package installed from somewhere that wants libaudio, and
>     lyx is linking to something in that package, which in turn wants
>     libaudio.
> As you can see, it's essentially the same thing in either a or b.
> -RW
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