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AR# 65033

PetaLinux 2015.2 - Installation fails on Ubuntu 14.04 / CentOS 6 looking for openssl library


When trying to install Petalinux 2015.2 on Ubuntu 14.04 or CentOS 6, the below error is seen:

INFO: Checking installer checksum...
INFO: Extracting PetaLinux installer...
INFO: Installing PetaLinux...
INFO: Checking PetaLinux installer integrity...
INFO: Extracting Installation files...


PetaLinux SDK contains software from a number of sources.  Please review
the following licenses and indicate your acceptance of each to continue.

You do not have to accept the licenses, however if you do not then you may 
not use PetaLinux SDK.

Use PgUp/PgDn to navigate the license viewer, and press 'q' to close

Press Enter to display the license agreements
Do you accept Xilinx End User License Agreement? [y/N] > y
Do you accept Webtalk Terms and Conditions? [y/N] > y
Do you accept Third Party End User License Agreement? [y/N] > y
INFO: Checking installation environment requirements...
INFO: Checking free disk space
INFO: Checking installed tools
INFO: Checking installed development libraries
ERROR: You are missing these development libraries required by PetaLinux:

 - openssl

I have already checked and the openssl package is installed on my system.  

How do I work around this?


The installer is incorrectly identifying the missing package.

Instead of failing to find openssl, it is failing to find the openssl-devel (or equivalent) package. 

Install the relevant package identified below. 

This is resolved in PetaLinux 2015.2.1.

  • CentOS - openssl-devel
yum install openssl-devel
  • Ubuntu - libssl-dev
sudo apt-get install libssl-dev

AR# 65033
Date Created 07/21/2015
Last Updated 09/23/2015
Status Active
Type General Article
  • PetaLinux - 2015.2