fslint menu items still gone...

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Thu Nov 10 00:10:26 UTC 2016


On 11/09/2016 04:57 PM, rikona wrote:
> I formatted/reinstalled 16.04 and things are going well except for a
> very few items. I use fslint all the time - it is an important pgm for
> me, but it is still useless because the menu bar is still blank and
> thus I can't really do anything useful with the pgm.
>
> I left /home the same with the reinstall so it might be that something
> there is causing the problem. I could not find anything in hidden
> files that seemed to relate to fslint, so not sure what it might be.
>
> Seems that fslint uses python and gtk. Is it possible that I have the
> wrong versions installed and/or activated? I have gtk2 and gtk3 and a
> gazillioin files related to gtk. I think I have python 3.5 and python
> 2.7 and a gazillioin files related to python. If I do have the wrong
> versions, could I possibly build fslint on this box and get it to work
> with the installed versions and/or get the versions I need without
> mucking up the existing install?
>
> Can someone please check to see if fslint has an active menu bar, with
> items listed, in 16.04? Perhaps the available build of fslint is too
> old to run properly in 16.04?
>
> As far as I can tell, everything works except the menu bar - I can
> search for dups, for example, and they are found and displayed. I just
> can't tell the pgm what to do with the dups it found...
>
> I'd like very much to get this running and would greatly appreciate
> any help in fixing this.
>
> Thanks,
>
>   rikona
>
>

You have probable already checked this but just in case.  The menus for 
fslint are not appearing in the so called menu bar at the top of the 
window are they.  Every once in a while this still catches me off guard.

Regards,  Jim




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