[Chimera-users] UCSF Chimera installation - library ubuntu 16.04

Greg Couch gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Sat Apr 1 21:23:45 PDT 2017


It looks like you installed a 64-bit version of libXext, but a 32-bit 
version of Chimera.  Try the 64-bit version of Chimera or install the 
32-bit version of libXext.

     HTH,

     Greg


On 3/31/2017 8:01 AM, Vasileios Kargas wrote:
> Dear Chimera developer,
>
> I am trying to install UCSF-Chimera and I have an issue with the 
> libXext.so.6 library
>
> I 've installed the library package that contains this and I can 
> locate it at:
>
> /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu
>
> However I get this error:
>
> vk335 at hunter:~$ ./chimera-1.11.2-linux.bin
> UnZipSFX 5.41 of 16 April 2000, by Info-ZIP (Zip-Bugs at lists.wku.edu).
> Original path: '/home/vk335'
>   inflating: chimera_install_L6RcLz/installer
>   inflating: chimera_install_L6RcLz/chimera.bin
>
> Enter install location: ~/UCSF-Chimera-1.11.2
> Extracting files.  This may take a few minutes.
> Executing command: './chimera.bin -q -d /home/vk335/UCSF-Chimera-1.11.2'
> UnZipSFX 5.52 of 28 February 2005, by Info-ZIP (http://www.info-zip.org).
>
> Install desktop menu and icon? yes
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/home/vk335/UCSF-Chimera-1.11.2/share/__main__.py", line 69, 
> in <module>
>     value = chimeraInit.init(sys.argv)
>   File "/home/vk335/UCSF-Chimera-1.11.2/share/chimeraInit.py", line 
> 603, in init
>     import chimera
>   File "/home/vk335/UCSF-Chimera-1.11.2/share/chimera/__init__.py", 
> line 16, in <module>
>     from _chimera import BBox, Camera, Color, ColorGroup, 
> DirectionalLight, LODControl, Lens, LensViewer, Light, Material, 
> MaterialColor, Model, NoGuiViewer, OGLFont, OSLAbbreviation, 
> OpenModels, OpenState, PathFinder, PixelMap, Plane, Point, 
> PositionalLight, Selectable, SharedState, SpotLight, Sphere, Texture, 
> TextureColor, TrackChanges, Vector, Viewer, X3DScene, Xform
> ImportError: libXext.so.6: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64
> ERROR in chimera_final_install: unable to install desktop icon:
> result code from installer: 256
> Installer returned unexpected return code '256'
> Cleaning up extract dir, 'chimera_install_L6RcLz'
> Installation is done; press return.
>
> If I install it in the default Chimera directory without desktop icon 
> it proceeds to the installation but I can not run chimera - taking the 
> same error:
>
> ImportError: libXext.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such 
> file or directory
>
> Any suggestions how to solve it? Should this be linked to somewhere 
> else in order the Chimera to find it?
>
> Thank you very much in advance.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Vas
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