[GRASS-user] GRASS GIS installation error in ubuntu 16.04

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Tue Sep 11 12:40:59 PDT 2018

On Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 2:11 AM yacob sen <yacobseny at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear users,
> I am trying to install the latest version of GRASS GIS from source code in my linux ubuntu 16.04 OS but having difficulty. The error message is as follows:
> "error while loading shared libraries: libproj.so.13: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"

When does this message occur?

> I have also manually installed  the latest version of proj (5.1.0) and provided the library link during configuration of the installation of GRASS GIS
> clearly both libproj.so  and   libproj.so.13 do exist in the lib directory of the proj software package and permission is fine. Besides I have soft linked the /usr/lib/libproj.so to libproj.so
> The libproj.so is resides at  my installation directory at
> /opt/source/proj-5.1.0/build/lib/libproj.so and further soft linked to libproj.so.13

Did you run

sudo ldconfig

after installation of the libs?


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