[phenixbb] Error starting Phenix on Linux

Brad C. Bennett bcb3b at cms.mail.virginia.edu
Fri Nov 30 10:19:47 PST 2012

Hi Nat-
Perfect! Got it.


On Fri, 30 Nov 2012 10:11:55 -0800
 Nathaniel Echols <nechols at lbl.gov> wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 10:08 AM, Brad C. Bennett
><bcb3b at cms.mail.virginia.edu> wrote:
>> After installing the latest version and release of Phenix (1.8.1-1168) onto our Linux workstation and setting the environment for bash, I get the following error upon trying to launch Phenix from the command line:
>> ImportError: libjpeg.so.62: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
>> I've never seen this before (previous versions of Phenix have run fine on this machine) and don't know what this file is exactly and where it should be located. Anyone come across this and know if there is a fix (or if I'm just doing something stupid!).
>No, this is an issue with newer versions of Ubuntu (and possibly other
>distributions), which ship a newer JPEG library than what we build
>against.   Fortunately it is easy to obtain the correct library.  Try
>running this command:
>sudo apt-get install libjpeg62
>Let me know if that doesn't fix the problem.
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Brad C. Bennett
Research Associate- Mark Yeager Lab
University of Virginia
Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics
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480 Ray C. Hunt Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Email: bcb3b at virginia.edu
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