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Old 11-03-2008, 08:36 PM   #1
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Unhappy unable to convert .cbr files in calibre

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i am pretty much a noob so i don't know if i'm missing some simple issue here but everytime i try to convert a cbr with calibre i get this error...

Job: **Convert comic: Wolverine - The End** **tuple**: ('OSError', u'libunrar.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory') **Traceback**: Traceback (most recent call last): File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/calibre/parallel.py", line 928, in worker File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/calibre/parallel.py", line 886, in work File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/calibre/ebooks/lrf/comic/convert_from.py", line 389, in do_convert File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/calibre/ebooks/lrf/comic/convert_from.py", line 51, in extract_comic File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/calibre/__init__.py", line 101, in extract File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/calibre/libunrar.py", line 23, in File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/calibre/__init__.py", line 85, in load_library File "/usr/lib/python2.5/ctypes/__init__.py", line 431, in LoadLibrary return self._dlltype(name) File "/usr/lib/python2.5/ctypes/__init__.py", line 348, in __init__ self._handle = _dlopen(self._name, mode) OSError: libunrar.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory **Log**: ('OSError', u'libunrar.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory') Traceback (most recent call last): File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/calibre/parallel.py", line 928, in worker File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/calibre/parallel.py", line 886, in work File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/calibre/ebooks/lrf/comic/convert_from.py", line 389, in do_convert File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/calibre/ebooks/lrf/comic/convert_from.py", line 51, in extract_comic File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/calibre/__init__.py", line 101, in extract File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/calibre/libunrar.py", line 23, in File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/calibre/__init__.py", line 85, in load_library File "/usr/lib/python2.5/ctypes/__init__.py", line 431, in LoadLibrary return self._dlltype(name) File "/usr/lib/python2.5/ctypes/__init__.py", line 348, in __init__ self._handle = _dlopen(self._name, mode) OSError: libunrar.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory



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Old 11-03-2008, 10:42 PM   #2
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your system is missing libunrar.so
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Old 11-07-2008, 01:57 AM   #3
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your system is missing libunrar.so
where might i find this libunrar.so?

i run ubuntu intrepid ibex and i've check synaptic and applications manager.
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Old 11-07-2008, 02:04 AM   #4
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ask on the ubuntu forums, it should normally be installed when you install unrar
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Old 11-14-2008, 01:31 PM   #5
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I extracted the libunrar.so from a rpm called doublecmd-0.3.5-1.qt.i386.rpm and put it /usr/lib. At the moment it seems to be no better solution.
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