Using DWT on Linux x86_64

Jacob Carlborg doob at
Sun Aug 11 12:53:38 PDT 2013

On 2013-08-10 15:45, JohnnyK wrote:
> I don't need 64bit executables I just want to be able to compile as
> 32bit.  Anyway here I am getting some errors when I try to compile dwt
> on x86_64 Ubuntu I get  /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -l<libnamehere> for all
> the dependencies.  I did install the dev packages using the following
> "sudo apt-get install libcairo2-dev libglib2.0-dev libpango1.0-dev
> libxfixes-dev libxdamage-dev libxcomposite-dev libxcursor-dev
> libxrandr-dev libxi-dev libxinerama-dev libxtst-dev libgtk2.0-dev
> libgnomeui-dev" Everything seemed to install ok.  What am I missing?  I
> have installed other pachages where I had to do symlinks and such to
> make ld happy would that be the same case here?  Anyway I was able to
> build the base without issue but I cannot build the snippets.

You need the  32bit versions of those libraries. If you have a 64bit 
system it will only install the 64bit libraries. You need to install 
"gcc-multilib" and possibly some other libraries as well. I had some 
problems with that because not all the necessary libraries were 
available. There are instructions available here:

Have a look at this as well:

Note, when you compile for a non-native platform pass the -m32 or the 
-m64 flag to the compiler.

/Jacob Carlborg

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