idle will not start

R. C. Ellis rcellis at email.com
Sun Jan 12 21:58:27 CET 2003


Robert Hord wrote:
> Robert Hord wrote:
> 
> 
>>R. C. Ellis wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Robert Hord wrote:
>>>
>>>>I have install the RH 8.0 with python.  When I start ./idle I get an
>>>>error
>>>>"no module named ildelib".  I have done a find -name /usr idlelib with
>>>>no
>>>>results.  I also did an ./idle.py with an error "no module named
>>>>Tkinter". I have installed the tcl/tk from the RH cd.
>>>>
>>>>? Anyone know what I'm missing ?
>>>>
>>>
>>> From what I understand from other on-line sources, RedHat chose NOT to
>>>include Tkinter in it's python install.
>>>
>>>In my case I downloaded the latest Python tgz file from python.org
>>>(which includes Tkinter, supposedly) and did the configure-make-make
>>>install, but it *Still* is unable to find the necessary files to access
>>>Tkinter libs.  I've fiddled with all the available environment
>>>variables, "locate"ed the Tkinter file - no luck.  I've asked the
>>>follow-on question relating to this: to wit, "OK What do I do now?" or
>>>"What did I miss and get wrong?"
>>>
>>>RC
>>
>>Well, guess I'll go googling.  thanks.
> 
> 
> When here for tkinter
> http://www.redhat.com/swr/i386/tkinter-2.2.1-17.i386.html
> Had to have libtx.so.0 so I went here.
> http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=libtix.so.0
> 
> All working now.  Looks great. thanks for the input.
> 
> reh - Texas,USA
> RedHat 8.0
> http://flashpages.prodigy.net/rhordjr
> 

Wow.  Just noticed that, while RedHat doesn't install the software, it 
has it on the CD distribution disks.  Saved alot of downloading.

Too bad it doesn't show up in the Install/Upgrade Packages program.

RC





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