[CM] installation problem on 64-bit ubuntu

Forrest Curo treegestalt at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 13:09:33 PST 2016

On 2nd computer (where I volunteer at a church computer lab)
also running ubuntu 15.10
I've done the same messy installation process
and can run Grace as root.

If I'm not in my Superuser suit it simply exits, no error messages.

On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 4:07 PM, Forrest Curo <treegestalt at gmail.com> wrote:

> Okay, the following works.
> After copying Grace into /usr/bin, a 64-bit system will still not be happy
> with it.
> So, I did:
> sudo apt-get install libc6-i386
> to generate the next error message and then:
> sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
> sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get install libc6:i386 libncurses5:i386 libstdc++6:i386
> and since it was still whining about libsound.so.something:
> sudo apt-get install libasound2:i386
> As the missing libraries get more and more obscure, it helps to start up
> synaptic package manager, search for the name of the library and then exit
> from synaptic, go back to the terminal
> and put in
> sudo apt-get-install [another !%@&*^# missing library's package]:i386
> [repeat until done]
> Finally one sees delight at the end of the tunnel (and now, to see if it
> plays music after all!)
> Forrest Curo
> On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 12:30 PM, Forrest Curo <treegestalt at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> A new development... I've found an ubuntu Grace binary at
>> https://sourceforge.net/projects/commonmusic/?source=typ_redirect
>> and this too returns, 'No such file or directory'
>> ?
>> On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 10:02 AM, Forrest Curo <treegestalt at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Trying to follow the common music installation instructions from that
>>> site
>>> I end up needing a later version of cmake than their package system
>>> supports (cmake4.3)
>>> and the cmake instructions for installing that later version fail also.
>>> (The new cmake, despite a successful chmoding to 777, ends up returning 'no
>>> such file or directory'.)
>>> Help?
>>> Forrest Curo
>>> San Diego
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