Error while loading shared libraries: libz.so.1

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Problem

While building an Android app project under Studio, the build process terminated with the error,

/home/user1/Android/Sdk/build-tools/22.0.1/zipalign: error while loading shared libraries: libz.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
Error:Execution failed for task ':app:zipalignDebug'.
> Process 'command '/home/user1/Android/Sdk/build-tools/22.0.1/zipalign'' finished with non-zero exit value 127

Solution

The problem was resolved by installing the lib32z1 package.

$ sudo apt-get install lib32z1