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19 Feb'15

Install cvBlob on Debian

cvBlob installation looked like an easy task but took me a little while to figure out.

First, there are no libcv4 libcvaux4 libraries in Debian (at least in Wheezy). I installed libopencv-dev instead.

Next, there was a very strange problem that persisted after cvBlob installation:

$ ./red_object_tracking
./red_object_tracking: error while loading shared libraries:
    cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

The solution was to run sudo ldconfig beforehand.

Full list of commands:

sudo apt-get install mercurial cmake libopencv-dev
hg clone
cd cvblob
cmake .
make install
sudo ldconfig
cd samples …

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