Installing 32-bit Support into 64-bit Fedora 12

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Yes, I am fooling around trying to install "Second Life" on a new test server with a Fedora 12 64 bit system. Trying to launch Second Life gives the following error message: You are running the Second Life Viewer on a x86_64 platform. The most common problems when launching the Viewer (particularly 'bin/do-not-directly-run-secondlife-bin: not found' and 'error while loading shared libraries') may be solved by installing your Linux distribution's 32-bit compatibility packages. For example, on Ubuntu and other Debian-based Linuxes you might run: $ sudo apt-get install ia32-libs ia32-libs-gtk ia32-libs-kde ia32-libs-sdl This problem was easily found using search with solutions for Fedora 11. The following information has been found for adding the 32 bit support to Fedora 11 but it does not work in Fedora 12. The file created in the instructions below is a list of the 32 bit libraries. It is then called as input to yum to simply install them. "Add the Libraries Next, add the 32-bit libraries by copying the following list, and pasting it into a text file. Save it as “Fedora-ia32.txt”." Another post says that was all unnecessary as the following commands would do the same thing. Could have simply been achieved by calling: $ yum install SDL.i586... (Or by selecting SDL.i586 in add/remove programs.) The problem I have with Fedora 12 are neither of these will install anything in Fedora 12. Looking at add/remove programs does not yield anthing that looks like it is 32 bit support when searching with the argument "SDL". Does anyone know how to install 32 bit support into Fedora 12 64 bit version ? I like the simple yum expression rather than long lists like the first example uses, but I'll try anything if it works. A side question to this entire experiment is what chance would you give to Second Life being able to be run remotely using VNC? I would think if it runes on the Linux machine, using a remote terminal would have little impact. Using VNC isn't the usual way this will be run, I just wonder if it would work at all. (HowTos)