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BeerSmith3 on Ubuntu 22.04 (error and fix)

andyfarke

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I recently upgraded my Ubuntu distro from 20.04 to 22.04. This new version of Ubuntu uses OpenSSL 3.0 (versus the old OpenSSL 1.1), which creates the following error when attempting to run BeerSmith3:

    beersmith3: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.1.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I'm assuming this will be fixed in a future build of BeerSmith, but for now I was able to resolve things by following the directions here: https://linuxpip.org/install-openssl-linux/

I suspect this is not an ideal solution, but it got things working for me. Posting here in case anyone else gets similar errors.
 

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That should be a good work around. 

I usually create a new symbolic link for older libs to the new lib after upgrading linux and breaking applications.

 

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I've been using BeerSmith 3 in Ubuntu 22.04.1 for a long time, but recent upgrade to 22.04.4 broke BeerSmith good.  I don't even get an error message, it just spins the ball for a few seconds and quits.  Does this on two computers.
 

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Installed Linux mint cinnamon on my old laptop and BeerSmith runs fine on it. Mint is based on ubuntu and there is an update coming in a few weeks, so I'll hold off proclaiming success.  I'll mess around with mint and if all goes well I'll say goodbye to ubuntu.  Any OS that won't run Beersmith is trash!
 

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Linux Mint Cinnamon 21 LTS does not work with BS3.  All BS3 does when clicked on is spin a ball for a second and not open.  This is the same behavior in Ubuntu 22.04.04 LTS.

There should not be a version of Beersmith 3 for 22.04 LTS cause it won't work with the Ubuntu you can download now.

I hope Brad can fix this.
 

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I'm running Pop! OS (basically Ubuntu) v.22.04 and was having the same issue with BS3 clicking the icon, I had the 'I'm thinking about it' mouse pointer, then *nothing*.

Trying to open BS3 in the terminal, I got:

"beersmith3: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.1.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"

so following some guidance i found here (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/72133316/ubuntu-22-04-libssl-so-1-1-cannot-open-shared-object-file-no-such-file-or-di), I DLed the file "libssl1.1_1.1.1f-1ubuntu2.16_amd64.deb" from here: http://nz2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/o/openssl/?C=M;O=D

and installed it.

Now BS3 opens fine for me

HTH
 

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libssl.so.1 and libcrypto.so.1 are both now obsoleted in Ubuntu 22.04 and Mint 21. Brad should think about building snap (or flatpack) versions. It would definitely lessen the ongoing support requirements as Linux updates its libraries.
 

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I'm running Pop! OS (basically Ubuntu) v.22.04 and was having the same issue with BS3 clicking the icon, I had the 'I'm thinking about it' mouse pointer, then *nothing*.

Trying to open BS3 in the terminal, I got:

"beersmith3: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.1.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"

so following some guidance i found here (https://stackoverflow.com/questions...ot-open-shared-object-file-no-such-file-or-di), I DLed the file "libssl1.1_1.1.1f-1ubuntu2.16_amd64.deb" from here: http://nz2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/o/openssl/?C=M;O=D

and installed it.

Now BS3 opens fine for me

HTH
I did this and it worked perfect also.
I am running the latest Mint
 

Samael

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Thank You lads ! Beersmith 3 doesn't work for me, after system update to Mint 21, but now works !
 

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I am working on a Ubuntu 22 build - hope to have it done in a few weeks for beta.
 

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I have a slightly different issue on Ubuntu 22.04, a recent upgrade. WhenI try to show the brew steps it is blank. It always worked fine before. I have a Win 11 computer and it will display them just fine. Anyone have any insight into the Ubuntu brew steps issue?
 

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Try going to Options->Report and set the Print to Browser checkbox there. That will send printouts to the browser which might help.
 
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