IDLE & Linux

Michael Hudson mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Sun Nov 28 21:16:02 CET 1999


Dan Grassi <Dan at Grassi.com> writes:

> 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
> 
> Of course I can not find where to get the missing files.  The rpm package I
> have does not include this package.
> 
> I am running RH 6.1 and do have TCL/TK installed.
> 
> Any idea of what to do next?

Install

python-tools-1.5.2-7

you should have it knocking around with the rest of rh 6.1.

(or better, get idle from CVS or 

http://starship.python.net/crew/da/idledists/

and dump it over the one python-tools installs - it's better)

HTH,
Michael




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