XFCE Desktop background cannot load Jpeg any longer

Mike Massonnet mmassonnet at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 10:33:49 CEST 2009

2009/7/29 Carl Johan Gustavsson <carl.gustavsson at bahnhofbredband.se>:
> On 2009-07-28 07:00, Oliver Lehmann wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've upgrade several ports/applications on my system and now my Settings
>> dialog cannot load jpeg files any longer - only PNG. Does someone know
>> which library could be involved here?
> IIRC you are running FreeBSD (and you mentioning ports hints at it), then
> there was an update of the jpeg lib to version 7 which did some library
> bumps, see entry on 20090719 in /usr/ports/UPDATING.

I just ran in that issue (xfdesktop not loading cause libjpeg.so.62
was not found) and the problem is not directly in xfdesktop. Xfdesktop
itself doesn't depend on libjpeg, it comes from thunar-vfs. While
compiling I saw that error:
| /usr/bin/ld: warning: libjpeg.so.62, needed by
/usr/local/lib/libthunar-vfs-1.so, not found (try using -rpath or

Rebuilding thunar than xfdesktop will most probably fix the problem.


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