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anydesk error while loading shared libraries libpangox-1.0.so.0

You receive the error “error while loading shared libraries libpangox-1.0.so.0” when trying to run anydesk on an Ubuntu 22.04 based distro.

To resolve the issue run the below few steps as found on this forum post:

  1. Open your terminal.
  2. Paste: wget http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/pool/main/p/pangox-compat/libpangox-1.0-0_0.0.2-5.1_amd64.deb (you might need to add sudo to the start of the line if you get access denied)
  3. Install the package: sudo apt install ./libpangox-1.0-0_0.0.2-5.1_amd64.deb
  4. Now open anydesk by just typing anydesk in your terminal or launching it from your applications menu.

The below video shows you the steps:

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