[Bug 301190] Re: etoys does not launch

RJBradlow rj at rjbradlow.com
Tue Nov 3 01:27:23 GMT 2009

This command fixed it for me too.
Ubuntu 9.10 / AMD64 ... etoys 3.0.1916+svn132-2

  sed -i -e "s/-xshm//" /usr/games/etoys

etoys does not launch
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Status in “etoys” package in Ubuntu: Confirmed

Bug description:
Binary package hint: etoys

After attempting to run a fresh installation of Etoys from the Ubuntu repository, it fails to launch. The message "unknown option: -xshm"  is left in the terminal.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Debian testing/unstable
NonfreeKernelModules: wl fglrx
Package: etoys 3.0.1916+svn132-2
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: etoys
Uname: Linux 2.6.27-7-generic i686
UnreportableReason: This is not a genuine Debian package

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