Error while loading shared libraries


I am trying to install openvas 21.04 via this link

But when I try to create the user admin gvm I get the following error message /usr/local/sbin/gvmd --create-user=admin --password= a
/usr/local/sbin/gvmd: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

but the libraries are present in :/usr/local/lib

can you help me please


Operating system:Ubuntu 20.04
Kernel:Linux openvas-2104 5.4.0-84-generic #94-Ubuntu SMP Thu Aug 26 20:27:37 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Installation method / source:


try to follow this

especially the part

Seems to be a just PATH misconfiguration.

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Add /usr/local/lib/ to /etc/ or run the ldconfig command. Will update my guide as I’m working on an update - I forgot this part. Hope you’ve resolved it.