PyGTK install

Eric_Dexter at netzero.net Eric_Dexter at netzero.net
Thu Feb 19 17:13:39 CET 2009

```On Feb 18, 5:12 pm, Lionel <lionel.ke... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 18, 3:03 pm, Lionel <lionel.ke... at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > On Feb 18, 2:08 pm, Lionel <lionel.ke... at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > > On Feb 18, 11:43 am, Lionel <lionel.ke... at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > > > Hello folks, I couldn't find a specific PyGTK forum so I thought I'd
> > > > post here and hope someone new the answer. I feel it's a silly
> > > > problem, maybe something to do with a path variable? The problem: I've
> > > > downloaded the "all-in-one" windows binary installer for PyGTK from
> > > > their website. After typing in their first tutorial program and trying
> > > > to run from the command line, I get:
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> > > > "This application has failed to start because libglib-2.0-0.dll was
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> > > > The traceback indicates this is happening at the "import gtk" line. A
> > > > quick search of my install directory for PyGTK indicates that the file
> > > > is indeed resident and located in C:\Program files\PyGTK\GTK\bin.
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> > > > Is there some some sort of path variable for Python I need to modify
> > > > and, if so, how is this done? Thanks so much, and my apologies if this
> > > > is the wrong forum.
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> > > > -L
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> > > Well, I tried uninstalling / reinstalling PyGTK and now I'm getting a
> > > different traceback error:
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> > > "ImportError: no module named pygtk"
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> > > I checked and pygtk.py is located in "c:\Python25\Lib\site-packages".
> > > Then I displaye the sys.path:
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> > > IDLE 1.2>>> import sys
> > > >>> sys.path
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> > > ['C:\\Program Files\\PyGTK\\Python\\Lib\\idlelib', 'C:\\Program Files\
> > > \PyGTK\\Python\\python25.zip', 'C:\\Program Files\\PyGTK\\Python\
> > > \DLLs', 'C:\\Program Files\\PyGTK\\Python\\lib', 'C:\\Program Files\
> > > \PyGTK\\Python\\lib\\plat-win', 'C:\\Program Files\\PyGTK\\Python\\lib\
> > > \lib-tk', 'C:\\Program Files\\PyGTK\\Python', 'C:\\Program Files\\PyGTK
> > > \\Python\\lib\\site-packages']
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> > > Every single entry is related to PyGTK and nothing else. Something
> > > seems wrong here but I don't have enough Python experience to know
> > > just what. Anyone?- Hide quoted text -
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> > Okay, out of desperation and frustration I've wiped my Python/SciPy/
> > etc.. setup and reinstalled from scratch. I've tested it with my app
> > and all the numpy and matplotlib functionality is there and working.
> > My sys.path seems to be back to normal:
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> > IDLE 1.2.4>>> import sys
> > >>> sys.path
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> > ['C:\\Python25\\Lib\\idlelib', 'C:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\python25.zip',
> > 'C:\\Python25\\DLLs', 'C:\\Python25\\lib', 'C:\\Python25\\lib\\plat-
> > win', 'C:\\Python25\\lib\\lib-tk', 'C:\\Python25', 'C:\\Python25\\lib\
> > \site-packages']
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> > I will now re-install PyGTK and see if it mysteriously decides to work
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> Nope. Now I'm getting:
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> "The applciation has failed to start because MSVCR80.dll was not
> found."
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> Don't know what else to try here. Anyone have any ideas?- Hide quoted text -
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