question about tkinter
__peter__ at web.de
Wed Mar 17 14:00:32 CET 2010
robert schaefer wrote:
> This is my first posting to this list so please be gentle -
> I am new to python and am using it on red-hat linux (I am new to that
> too). I am responsible for installing open source packages (including
> python) onto a distributed system of linux boxes.
> My question is, on python version 2.6.2 tkinter refuses to install.
Does it say "I'm sorry Bob, I'm afraid I can't do this"?
> Without tkinter, I cannot use Idle.
> I looked at the install/configure script and hacked it a bit, but every
> fix only caused new problems.
> There are serious issues with that script for finding necessary
If there are serious problems you have to give some details.
However, if in the past a newbie had problems with Tkinter support on linux
the most frequent problem was that the Tcl/Tk development libraries weren't
installed. I don't know how those are called on Red Hat, maybe something
Did you install these before running the configure script?
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