cant start Foldit

Case number:845829-2003533
Topic:Crash/Hang
Opened by:Tom Sullivan
Status:Open
Type:Bug
Opened on:Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 21:40
Last modified:Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 03:51

My initial attempt to start Foldit generated the following error. Any help resolving this will be appreciated. Thanks. --Tom

tom@tom-Oryx-Pro:~/Foldit$ ./Foldit
Foldit Error: Could not load library: libglut.so.3: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory.

(Sun, 03/05/2017 - 21:40  |  1 comment)


Joined: 09/29/2016
Groups: Gargleblasters

Sounds like the solution to your issue can, in part, be found here:
https://fold.it/portal/node/997522

In short: your *nix is missing the 'libglut' package.

[Note: I'm a Windows user, whose experience with Linux is more or less non-existent, so hopefully my observation is correct...]

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