> thank you but IDLE doesnt seem to work on Suse 9.2 do you know a way > to fix > it? I've only used IDLE on Linux a few times but it certainly works on RedHat, Mandriva and Slackware. And it used to work on Suse 5 - the only time I ever used Suse... What hapens when you try to run IDLE? It may just be a case of fixing a path setting or somesuch. Alan G.