idle will not start

Robert Hord robert at nowhere.net
Sat Jan 11 23:04:07 CET 2003


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
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