Running SynthV (build 015) on Linux FIXED



Hi I’m sorry for asking, but I have a problem with running SynthV (especially the newest build) on Linux Mint. The problem seems to be that “SynthV” get interpreted as an “application/xsharedlib”.
(The make the file executable is checked in the permissions tab)

I’m new to Linux and in the previous build (014) I found out that adding the .sh after the name on the “synthesizer-v-editor” lets you run it (double clicking on it). However this method does not work with the newest build.
I’m really sorry, but could anyone provide any help, because what I find in other Linux forums still confuses me a bit. Thank you


Hi fellow Linux user! I will try to help you, please follow these steps:

  1. Open your terminal
  2. Type the following command in your terminal (without quotes): “cd /home/your_username/synthv-editor”
  3. Change “/home/your_username/synthv-editor” according to your path where you saved the SynthV
  4. And finally type in your terminal(without quotes): “./synthesizer-v-editor”

Hopefully it will launch :slight_smile:
If you have changed it to something else like “”, there is no need to do that because this is an executable file, and .sh is shell script.


Hi thank you for the help.
It does not run, but now it I am getting the same error “Kozet” was having

./synthesizer-v-editor: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ version `CURL_OPENSSL_3’ not found (required by ./synthesizer-v-editor)

This is the output of the terminal, I tried running the command that “khuasw” suggested, but that does not seem to work either.

ERROR: object ‘/usr/lib/’ from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (cannot open shared object file): ignored.

This the output of the terminal after that command. I should really learn this new OS especially the terminal. Anyways thank you for the help I’ll try to solve the issue


I had the exact same problem you are having right now (it’s missing package). I fixed it by installing libcurl-compat package but I am on Manjaro and i don’t know if Linux Mint has the same package. I hope this was usefull information.


that not solve my problem.
my distro is debian buster, there is not exist on my distro.

reference issue


Hello ywaby,

The information you provided is little vague but you probably have missing dependency package problem. Since your distro is debian buster:

  • See available libcurl packages for your current distro
  • Check if any of these packages are installed, if not install them
  • Since there are libcurl4 and libcurl3 try with v.4 first but it’s probably not going to work. then try v.3
  • Also try launching from terminal with LD_PRELOAD, that fixed it for me but I had to install the libcurl-compat package first…

If all fails experiment in virtual machine with debian stretch, it’s always better to use the stable version with non-rolling release distros (because some packages are missing in buster currently) or some other distro.



  • Firstly go to your package manager (or something similar) and install curl v3 (curl v4 does not work correcly, it should be uninstalled to run “SynthV”

  • Then run these commands

cd /home/your_username/synthv-editor

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/ ./synthesizer-v-editor

(note: change the path, accordingly to where you installed synthV)

This should work (worked on Linux mint 19). Thank you for the provided help @marex01