fslint menu items still gone...

rikona rikona at sonic.net
Tue Nov 15 01:31:39 UTC 2016


Hello NoOp,

Monday, November 14, 2016, 3:57:13 PM, NoOp wrote:

> On 11/14/2016 10:01 AM, rikona wrote:
>> On Sun, 13 Nov 2016 22:17:59 -0800
>> NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> 
>>> On 11/09/2016 02:57 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  
>>> 
>>> There are no menus in the top/active menu bar:
>>> http://write.flossmanuals.net/fslint/common-interface-items/
>>> http://www.pixelbeat.org/fslint/
>> 
>> I realize you can't see the menu, and it is not described well in
>> references.
>> 
>> BUT - here is a photo of the menus in the top/active menu bar:
>> 
>> https://s19.postimg.org/7ad6hcrzn/fslint_menus01.jpg
>> 
>> As you can see, there are items in the menu bar, as well as sub-menus
>> and sub-sub-menus. As I said, there ARE menu items.
>> 
>> 

> What version is that? I cannot get a menu to appear on GNOME, GNOME
> Classic, GNOME Flashback (compiz or metacity), or Unity. I can't
> recall ever seeing a menu, but I'll see if I can find an old 12.x
> version to verify.

That was on my old semi-retired 12.04 Ubuntu box - fslint ran fine for
years on that box. Menu is in the top bar.

-- 

 rikona        




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