Error Installing NI-VISA on Red Hat 64-bit

Updated Jun 15, 2018

Issue Details

When trying to install VISA on 64-bit Red Hat, I get the error:
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Pre Installation .
Post Installation .
Pre Installation ...................................
error: Failed dependencies:
      libstdc++.so.6 is needed by ni-pal-16.0.0.49153-0+f1.i386
      libstdc++.so.6 is needed by niorbki-14.1.1-f0.x86_64
Error installing NI-VISA for Linux 16.0.0f0.

Installer is aborted

Solution

This error means that you are missing a dependency, the standard C++ library, libstdc++.

To resolve this error, you will need to install the library.  You can find it will the following commands:
  • yum install libstdc++.i386
  • yum whatprovides libstdc++.so.6

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