Live code server with Debian 8 Jesse

Heriberto Torrado htorrado at
Mon Jul 13 14:25:43 EDT 2020

Hi Kevin,

I use Livecode server on several Linux machines:

Centos 7 / 8 and Ubuntu 14/16/18.

I didn't need 32bits libraries.

I created a brief installation tuto in my blog:

It is in Spanish, but you could use Google translator.


On 7/13/20 1:53 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote:
> On 7/13/20 9:28 AM, Kevin Stallibrass via use-livecode wrote:
> > Thanks Mark,
> > Debian is 64bit and I’m using the linux64 downloads of live code 
> server. Do I not need the 32bit libraries? Documentation is very 
> unclear about this. I’d presumed that live code server was still 32bit
> Ah... documentation...
> I just looked at the release notes. Apparently Debian 7 and 8 are all 
> that's officially supported. That's unfortunate.
> and rereading your original post, I see you're looking at a "lesson" 
> to figure this out. I assume that's
> where I see the bewildering statement
> "32bit libraries are required for LiveCode server to run on a 64bit 
> Linux distribution"
> I ran ldd on the server binary and I don't see any 32-bit 
> dependencies. I assume that's an old statement in the lesson and 
> should be deleted. Those instructions were written in 2013. I wouldn't 
> trust them for any recent builds. I just assume that fiddling with 
> .htaccess would get things working, the same as on other distros.
> That said, I haven't tried to set this up on Debian so I can't really 
> help with this. There is (now) a longer comment from Russell Martin on 
> that lesson page, and it might help to follow his lead on that rather 
> than the outdated lesson. Even Russell's comment, though, is from some 
> six years ago, so YMMV.

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