idle will not start

Robert Hord robert at nowhere.net
Mon Jan 13 01:04:53 CET 2003


R. C. Ellis wrote:

> 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

I came over to RH from Mandrake.  MDK had a really good GUI RPM app that 
showed everthing on the 7-CD set.  Maybe RH will have that when they get 
everthing settled down.  Didn't think to look on my CDs, just got used to 
googling.  Did bookmark the RH 8.0 RPM page for futher use.   later...
-- 
reh - Texas,USA
RedHat 8.0
http://flashpages.prodigy.net/rhordjr





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