IDLE & Linux

Gerrit Holl gerrit.holl at pobox.com
Mon Nov 29 17:46:31 CET 1999


Ralph Kaiser wrote:
> 
> Dan Grassi <Dan at Grassi.com> wrote in message
> news:B466ECEC.F8E%Dan at Grassi.com...
> > I am trying to get IDLE to run.  The docs say that it is automatically
> > installed but that is just not true.  There is a /usr/bin/idle but when it
> > runs it quits complaining that it can't find
> > /usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages/idle/idle.py
> 
> Hi,
> 
> /usr/bin/idle is just a one line script to run idle.py Use "find .-name
> idle.py"
> to locate it. on my system it's
> /usr/local/src/Python-1.5.2/Tools/idle/idle.py.

find .? Are you mad!
locate idle

Or just have a look:
/usr/src/Python
/usr/doc/python*
/usr/doc/packages/python-1.5.2 # suse

Oh, sorry, I'm assuming you're running Linux... are you?

regards,
Gerrit.

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