gwbooth at excite.com
Fri Jun 15 21:48:07 UTC 2007
> No, I didn't force anything. I downloaded the .deb file from the Gramps
> site and tried to install it. It came up with the error message about
> the wrong version of python and told me to type in 'exit' to finish. I
> did that and expected the installation to have aborted automatically.
> However when I tried Gramps I found that I was running the new version.
> But it is marked as broken in Adept. All because of the wrong version
> of python, when I have the required version anyway.
Did you know Gramps 2.2.6 is included in the repositories ? Did you also know that's it's built upon the GTK widget set in python ?
apt-cache show gramps
gives the following:
GRAMPS, the Genealogical Research and Analysis Management Programming
System, is an Open Source genealogy program written in Python, using
the GTK/GNOME interface.
Here's what I'd do. Install the regular version of gramps:
sudo apt-get install gramps
then try to install your new deb file
sudo dpkg -i <gramps deb file>
and see if it works then. Maybe you've got unmet dependencies from the GTK set that you'll pick up installing gramps from the ubuntu repositories.
Good luck !
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