problems on installing PyGTK in Windows XP
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Thu Oct 29 09:25:41 CET 2009
Did you modify the path environment variable to point to your gtk lib?
This might be the problem.
Below the steps, that I followed.
> General instructions are under http://www.pygtk.org/downloads.html
> In detail:
> Install the GTK+ bundle
> * Download the bundle http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/binaries/win32/gtk+/2.16/gtk+-bundle_2.16.6-20091013_win32.zip
> * unpack it and copy the directory for example to C:\
> * Now append C:\gtk+-bundle_2.16.6-20091013_win32\bin to the path environment variable of windows You can change it under:
> Test it:
> Open a new cmd window and type
> A window should pop up. if not your installation failed
> Now install PyCairo, PyGObject and PyGTK (please select the binary corresponding to your python version) The links are currently:
> * http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/binaries/win32/pycairo/1.4/
> * http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/binaries/win32/pygobject/2.14/
> * http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/binaries/win32/pygtk/2.12/
> Python 2.6.3 is installed on my Windows XP throught the binary file
> provided by Python.org. Then I followed the steps described here:
> to install PyGTK. However, I still get the following error:
>>>> import pygtk
>>>> import gtk
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> File "C:\Python26\lib\site-packages\gtk-2.0\gtk\__init__.py", line
> 48, in <mod
> from gtk import _gtk
> ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found.
> I googled this problem and noticed that there are quite a few people
> having the same problem. But I am unable to find anything which helps
> me solve this problem.
> Could you please give me some suggestions?
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