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I'm trying to install Armagetron using autopackage on Arch.

But I keep getting this error:

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# FAIL: Could not find 'libpng graphics library'. Try using the native package manager for () to install a package with similar name to 'libpng'.
Even though I have libpng installed.
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there are several different libpng, i think the one that most use is like libpng12
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there are several different libpng, i think the one that most use is like libpng12
I see! Found it on AUR. Works perfectly. Thank you for the help!
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yeah i was compiling something once (i think it was a dev channel of chromium) and it required this lib, i had libpng i believe installed, i did a good ol' search in synaptic and there are several of them, but i've only seen most things require the libpng and libpng12.

for whatever reasons developers are asinine...they don't document worth a damn...and distro dev's are sorta arses too, cause they change names of libs for no appearent reason at times.
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yeah i was compiling something once (i think it was a dev channel of chromium) and it required this lib, i had libpng i believe installed, i did a good ol' search in synaptic and there are several of them, but i've only seen most things require the libpng and libpng12.

for whatever reasons developers are asinine...they don't document worth a damn...and distro dev's are sorta arses too, cause they change names of libs for no appearent reason at times.
You mean upstream keeps bumping sonames, which is the most annoying thing ever invented. Unfortunately it is necessary when you're breaking backward compatibility.
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