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Windows applications won't launch (jpeg errors)


Apart from the ptrace kernel bug, another common problem when launching windows applications under Crossover on Ubuntu 12.04 is the lack of the necessary 32-bit libjpeg library.

To identify if this is the reason your application isn't launching, first try the workaround for the ptrace issue (above link), and then run "cxdiag" in a terminal:

/opt/cxoffice/bin/cxdiag

The above command assumes that you installed Crossover from the .deb package. If you used the .bin, that command will read:

~/cxoffice/bin/cxdiag

Look for

"Missing 32-bit libjpeg.so.62 library"

If this library is reported as missing, you can install it with the following command:

sudo apt-get install libjpeg62:i386



Last modified on 2012-05-21 15:08:52 by Jack Phinney
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