tix problem in ubuntu karmic

Jeff Hobbs jeff.hobbs at gmail.com
Tue Sep 28 19:24:11 CEST 2010

On Sep 27, 11:30 pm, harryos <oswald.ha... at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had been using  jaunty as o.s and was coding in python 2.6. While
> using Tix widgets in my code I came across a bug as mentioned in
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/tix/+bug/371720
> So ,I  thought upgrading to karmic would help .But even after the
> upgrade I am getting segmentation fault..I reinstalled python ,tk and
> tix through synaptic..Still the problem persists.
> The versions of packages installed  are
> python   =2.6.4-0ubuntu3
> python-tk =2.6.3-0ubuntu1
> tk8.5  =8.5.7-1
> tk8.4 =8.4.19-3
> tix  =8.4.0-6ubuntu1
> tix-dev =8.4.0-6ubuntu1

As the first link indicates, Tix 8.4.3 has this fixed, which is the
latest stable version:


Try building that from source and using it in place of Tix 8.4.0 that
you are currently using.


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