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Error installing Wordpress involving libnettle.so.6

Issue Summary

One or two sentence summary of the issue.

Troubleshooting Questions

  • Does this happen for all sites in Local, or just one in particular? My first site.

  • Are you able to create a new, plain WordPress site in Local and access it in a Browser? No.


Describe the steps that others can take to replicate this issue. If you have screenshots that can help clarify what is happening, please include them!

I try to install my first Wordpress site and get:

“Error installing Wordpress”

and a long uncopyable description ending in:

“error while loading shared libraries libnettle.so.6: cannot open shared object file - No such file or directory”

I searched Fedora repos using “dnf search libnettle” and found no results.

System Details

  • Which version of Local is being used? 5.9.4+5115

  • What Operating System (OS) and OS version is being used? Fedora 32

    • For example: macOS Catalina or Windows 10 Professional
  • Attach the Local Log. See this Community Forum post for instructions on how to do so:

My local-lightning.log file is empty.

Please help.

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