idle will not start

Robert Hord robert at
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 ./ 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
>> (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
Had to have so I went here.

All working now.  Looks great. thanks for the input.

reh - Texas,USA
RedHat 8.0

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