Wine libs/ LD_PRELOAD error - install from Software app


WINE installed in Ubuntu Budgie 20.10 [ubuntu-budgie-20.10-desktop-amd64.iso] from Software application:


Wine version 5.0-3ubuntu1, source ubuntu-groovy-universe

user@machine:~$ wine --version
ERROR: object 'libs/' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (cannot open shared object file): ignored.
ERROR: object 'libs/' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (cannot open shared object file): ignored.
wine-5.0 (Ubuntu 5.0-3ubuntu1)
ERROR: object 'libs/' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (cannot open shared object file): ignored.

I have found two topics discussing the same lib but would rather listen to opinions in this Budgie forum:

So any ideas on how to get this issue solve are appreciated. Thank you in advance.

as per those answers are you using virtualenv or a non-default python version?

Do take a close look at any PPA’s you may be using - these could have uplifted critical libraries that have broken wine.

@fossfreedom thank you for your reply.

This is a brand new Ubuntu Budgie 20.10 install so I would say I’m using default python

user@machine:~$ python3 --version
Python 3.8.6

so no venv or non-default python.

In regards to PPA, thank you for that remark. The only addition has been installing Cryptomator via PPA. For that

PPA: sebastian-stenzel/cryptomator

version 1.5.11 appimage-151

So I would say
cryptomator - 1.5.11-0ppa1 published on 2020-12-15 for Groovy
is the one installed as per link below:

Via properties, I can learn about installed files:


In regard to dependencies:


user@machine:~$ apt show cryptomator 
Package: cryptomator
Version: 1.5.11-0ppa1
Priority: optional
Section: utils
Maintainer: Sebastian Stenzel <>
Installed-Size: 53,4 MB
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.3.3), zlib1g (>= 1:1.1.4)
Recommends: gvfs-bin, gvfs-backends, gvfs-fuse, xdg-utils
Conflicts: cryptomator
Category: Utility;Security;FileTools;
Appname: Cryptomator
Download-Size: 53,0 MB
APT-Manual-Installed: yes
APT-Sources: groovy/main amd64 Packages
Description: Multi-platform client-side encryption of your cloud files.
 Cryptomator provides free client-side AES encryption for your cloud files.
 Create encrypted vaults, which get mounted as virtual volumes. Whatever
 you save on one of these volumes will end up encrypted inside your vault.

So you can see dependencies are:
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.3.3), zlib1g (>= 1:1.1.4)

user@machine:~$ apt policy libc6
  Installed: 2.32-0ubuntu3
  Candidate: 2.32-0ubuntu3
  Version table:
 *** 2.32-0ubuntu3 500
        500 groovy/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

user@machine:~$ apt policy zlib1g
  Installed: 1:1.2.11.dfsg-2ubuntu4
  Candidate: 1:1.2.11.dfsg-2ubuntu4
  Version table:
 *** 1:1.2.11.dfsg-2ubuntu4 500
        500 groovy/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

One more command:

user@machine:~$ apt-cache depends cryptomator 
  Depends: libc6
  Depends: zlib1g
  Conflicts: cryptomator
  Recommends: <gvfs-bin>
  Recommends: gvfs-backends
  Recommends: gvfs-fuse
  Recommends: xdg-utils

I have not tried apt-rdepends but could do if needed.

I can’t find a way to determine whether libc6 installed version 2.32-0ubuntu3 or zlib1g installed version 1:1.2.11.dfsg-2ubuntu4 are the result of them having been updated by cryptomator. Because, other than that, as indicated above, this is a brand new Ubuntu Budgie 20.10 install.

Thank you for your time and attention in advance,