Johnny Rosenberg wrote:
> Yes, I have got the same answer from another forum as well. I have 
> libexif 0.6.13 installed. It's the version that is available in one of 
> the repositories when Ubuntu 7.04 is just installed. I use the 
> automatic update all the time, and so far there has not been an update 
> for that file.
>
> So I downloaded libexif 0.6.16, since someone said that he fixed his 
> problem (the same as mine) with that file after compiling and 
> installing it manually.
>
> I am a newbie of compiling so I am not sure if I was doing everything 
> I should, because efter installing it, the same problem persisted.
>
> I downloaded an archive which I unpacked in a folder in my home 
> folder. Then I opened a terminal, went to that folder, which contained 
> files like INSTALL (where I could read about how to install), 
> configure and a lot of other files.
>
> Then I followed the instructions:
> ./configure
> make
> make install
>
> There was a lot of "permission denied" in the last step, so I tried 
> sudo make install which seemed to work.
>
> The problem is that it seems like I still have the old version. The 
> images still can't be loaded, for the same reason as before. So right 
> now I don't know what went wrong. Do I still have the old version? Do 
> I have the new version, but need an even newer one? Do I have both 
> versions so I need to make GIMP use the new one rather than the old one?
>
> As I said, I am a hopeless beginner so far...
>
>
> Johnny Rosenberg
>
1. Unless you uninstalled the old version, it's still there.

2. Unless you did sudo ldconfig the new one won't work (though a reboot 
would probably do it for you).

HTH

Andrew
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