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hoogland April 12, 2007 22:14

Problem: When running paravi
When running paraview on 64 bit gentoo:

${HOME}/OpenFOAM/linux64/paraview-2.4.4/lib/paraview-2.4/paraview-real: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object: No such file or directory

Old tcl/tk installation on machine.

Install/upgrade to tcl/tk-8.4 .

paraview now works fine.


andi_hape September 22, 2007 15:00

Same problem occured under ubu
Same problem occured under ubuntu 7.04. 64 bit.

Same solution, but additional on that created two links: -> ->


ttdtud June 26, 2008 08:21

Hi Jason, forgive me for my
Hi Jason,
forgive me for my stupid question: how can i install/upgrade "old tcl/tk" to "tcl/tk-8.4"?

thanks a lot in advance.


hoogland June 26, 2008 09:13

If you want the easier way of
If you want the easier way of precompiled binaries, depends on your system. What is your system. What is the output of "uname -a"?

Alternatively you could just download the tarball and compile, but it sounds like you should go the former.


ttdtud June 26, 2008 10:12

Hi Jason, "uname -a" says: Li
Hi Jason,
"uname -a" says: Linux ttdws93 2.6.18-4-amd64 #1 SMP Fri May 4 00:37:33 UTC 2007 x86_64 GNU/Linux
and i use Debian.

Actually i have found how man can download and compile it but i am not sure so i think the former way you mentioned is better for me.

thank u very much!


hoogland June 26, 2008 12:38

If you have your repositories
If you have your repositories sorted out (/etc/apt/repos.d or similar from memory), use

> sudo aptitude install tcl8.4 tk8.4


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