Re: [textadept] Unable to start TextAdept version 3.5 in Ubuntu

From: Ryan Pusztai <>
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2010 13:09:54 -0500


On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 12:58 PM, mitchell <> wrote:

> It appears Ubuntu hasn't updated to libpng14 yet. A quick hack would be to
> either symlink /usr/lib/ to /usr/lib/ as root or
> copy /usr/lib/ to your ta directory as Otherwise
> I recommend compiling ta for your machine (quite easy actually as long as
> you have the one gtk dev package installed).

It didn't work to just copy the .so next to ta executable. So I created the
symlink and it seems to be working fine.

> From the small amount of research I've done, it appears most distros have
> already switched from libpng12 to libpng14. I don't know why Ubuntu 10.10
> hasn't followed suit.


Thanks for the quick reply.

Received on Thu 02 Dec 2010 - 13:09:54 EST

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