/lib/ld-linux.so.2 missing? libXext.so.6 can’t be found?

I recently [at the original time of writing] installed Fedora 11 [x86_64] on a test machine, to see how the development desktop build of my favourite Linux distribution is doing – and it’s very nice indeed.

I tried to install Zend Studio 5.5 and soon came across problems, which I found out related to not having 32-bit versions of Xorg and glibc installed. To remedy this, ensure you follow these steps:

su -c 'yum groupinstall Java'
su -c 'yum install glibc.i686 libXext.i586'

Once installed, I was able to fire up the Zend Development Environment:

/usr/local/Zend/ZendStudio-5.5.1/bin/ZDE

.. and it was running on the native (OpenJDK) 64-bit JAVA runtime! How’s that for progress!