tkinter and gtk problem

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Sat Sep 27 08:08:47 CEST 2014

On Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 4:15 AM, Paula Estrella <pestrella at> wrote:
> Hello, we are working on ubuntu 12.04 LTS; we use gtk to take screenshots
> and we added a simple interface to select a file using tkFileDialog but it
> doesn't work; is it possible that tkinter and gtk are incompatible? a test
> script to open a file with tkFileDialog works fine but if we import gtk even
> if we don't use it, the dialog box doesn't respond to mouse events anymore;
> if we comment the import gtk it does work ....
> Anyone knows what might be going on or how to solve that?

Interesting. I've never tried to use two GUI toolkits at once. Can you
just use GTK to bring up a file dialog?


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