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not_yet
03-11-2004, 05:37 PM
greetings,

noob here

using fedora core 1

I have installed Mesa 6 at /usr/local

when I try and run a demo such as "gears"

I get the following error

"error while loading shared libraries:libglut.so.3:cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"

my apologies for the "noobness of this question"

thanks for your time

not_yet

nexusone
03-11-2004, 05:54 PM
The error is telling you that you don't have glut installed on your computer. ie "No such file".

You have to install the glut library, there is both a run time and developer libraries needed to use glut.

You need to go to the site that supports your version of Linux and see if they have the pre-compiled GLUT libraries.

If you have RedHat just download the glut RPM installation files.