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“/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lz” but libz exists

While making my program on Redhat based linux (amd64), I get this error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lz collect2: ld returned 1 exit status Searching internet reveals that I have t install zlib 32bit ...
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RPM with RHEL: install 2 version of same package / different arch

I think the title is pretty self explanatory :) Is it possible, under RHEL (v 5) to install 2 instances of the same packages with 32 bit support for one and 64 bits support for the other one? ...
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32 bit exec fails to start but works when started through ltrace/strace

I have a 32 bits binary (running on a 64 bits host) that fails to start when started alone, returning an error when loading a shared library (cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Is it possible to upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 32bit to 64bit with out reinstall OS?

My VPS server is running Ubuntu 10.04 32bit now, but I have to upgrade my OS to 64bit because of the 32-bit limitation of mongoDB. But if i reinstall the system, there are a lot of programs need to ...
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Install 32-bit MySQL client library on a 64-bit CentOS

I'm trying to run a compiled 32-bit binary on a 64-bit CentOS 5.3 (based on RedHat 4.1.2) host. The binary complains about inability to find libmysqlclient.so.15. Such a file exists on the server, but ...
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installing 32 bit libraries on arch linux

I can't seem to find the answer anywhere... So far I figured out that I need to add (uncomment) [multilib] Include = /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist On /etc/pacman.conf and then run: sudo pacman-key --init ...
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When is it a good idea to chose 32bit instead of 64bit VPS?

Within the next couple of days, I'm going to need two Linux VPS instances (probably Ubuntu 10.04), one running PHP and one for Ruby on Rails. Both are most likely going to use nginx and MySQL and have ...
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xen host with 48gb ram for 32bit guests

I have a Linux rhel xen host which will be running many 32 bit guests. (The guests have to be 32bit). The server has 48gb of ram, and currently it runs a xen kernel but this only sees 16gb of ram on ...
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How can install scripts determine which are the correct equivalents for /usr/lib for 32- and 64-bit libraries?

I have an SDK that must install 32-bit and 64-bit files in the correct places under /usr/lib for a variety of Linux distributions. For example, it appears that for Fedora, /usr/lib64 is the 64bit ...
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Linux 2.6 32-bit + BIGMEM versus Linux 2.6 64-bit?

I've been told that 32-bit Linux with a bigmem kernel (when the system has >=4GB RAM) will perform better than 64-bit Linux. I'd love to define "perform better than" for you, but unfortunately the ...
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Can a 32-bit RHEL4 userland work with a 64-bit kernel?

Is there a way to change an i386 RHEL4 machine to run an amd64 kernel, but ensure that it still builds software into same i386 binaries? On Debian this seems quite straightforward: just install an ...