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Offline tron_thomas

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Can't start Code::Blocks on Fedora 7
« on: July 20, 2007, 06:02:00 am »
I am running Fedora 7 on an Intel Core2 Duo system.  I installed Code::Blocks using yum, and when I run it, I end up with a blank Tip of the Day window I cannot close, which seems to prevent me from access the IDE's user interface.

What can I try that might allow me successful run Code::Blocks?

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Re: Can't start Code::Blocks on Fedora 7
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2007, 06:57:44 am »
AFAIK, Fedora 7 is shipped with wxGTK-2.8.3. wxGTK-2.8.3 has a nasty bug which hangs C::B at start-up. Please upgrade to wxGTK-2.8.4.
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Re: Can't start Code::Blocks on Fedora 7
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2007, 04:51:15 pm »
It doesn't look like there's an update to wxGTX-2.8.4 available in YUM for Fedora 7 yet.  It looks like I might have to wait for that update before I can run Code::Blocks.

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Re: Can't start Code::Blocks on Fedora 7
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2007, 05:00:41 pm »
Why not compile wxgtk from sources?

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Re: Can't start Code::Blocks on Fedora 7
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2007, 04:26:04 am »
I will have to decide if I have the time for that.  If it takes too long for the update to come out, I might consider building it myself.

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Re: Can't start Code::Blocks on Fedora 7
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2007, 04:44:20 am »
I build the library how does that affect my ability to update it through yum, when say something like version 2.8.5 becomes available?

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Re: Can't start Code::Blocks on Fedora 7
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2007, 08:43:54 am »
I have update my Fedora 7 to wxGTK-2.8.4. But Code::Blocks didn't start.

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Re: Can't start Code::Blocks on Fedora 7
« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2007, 10:59:24 am »
What is the source of your C::B and wxGTK? There should be no problem when C::B is installed directly from Fedora repos.
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Re: Can't start Code::Blocks on Fedora 7
« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2007, 04:40:22 pm »
I eventually got Code::Blocks working by just installing YUM updates.

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Re: Can't start Code::Blocks on Fedora 7
« Reply #9 on: August 22, 2007, 09:40:45 pm »
I install Code::Blocks and wxWidgets from yum repository. But it didn't start. I worc on my Rover Book with Core Duo. May it be the reason?

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Re: Can't start Code::Blocks on Fedora 7
« Reply #10 on: August 23, 2007, 07:14:41 am »
you should have installed (try "rpm -q codeblocks wxGTK")
codeblocks-1.0-0.25.20070718svn4280.fc7
wxGTK-2.8.4-3.fc7
and it works at least on my Fedora7/i386 notebook
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Re: Can't start Code::Blocks on Fedora 7
« Reply #11 on: August 23, 2007, 06:17:12 pm »
I have
codeblocks-1.0-0.25.20070718svn4280.fc7
wxGTK-2.8.4-3.fc7
too.
But it didn't work.

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Re: Can't start Code::Blocks on Fedora 7
« Reply #12 on: August 23, 2007, 09:04:21 pm »
What exactly is "doesn't start"?
You can try to "rm -r ~/.codeblock" to delete C::B setting, there can be some incompatibility with the current vs. older version. What was your previous version?
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Re: Can't start Code::Blocks on Fedora 7
« Reply #13 on: August 27, 2007, 02:43:53 pm »
hi, i have the same.. bug?
i use ubuntu festy fawn, i'm a noob from windows.
i d/led the last night build, and isntalled every package in it, beginning with the librairies

then i have the same problem explained above:
lauching c::b i have a windows saying my settings have been changed according to new values, and then i have an empty 'tip of the day' window covering c::b , that i cant close.. i must close c::b by force quit :/

dunno what to do, i don't know how to compile new versions (i'm afraid of the makefiles to do :/ )


and btw rm -r ~/.codeblock tells me there is no config yet..

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Re: Can't start Code::Blocks on Fedora 7
« Reply #14 on: August 27, 2007, 07:49:08 pm »
What exactly is "doesn't start"?
You can try to "rm -r ~/.codeblock" to delete C::B setting, there can be some incompatibility with the current vs. older version. What was your previous version?

Should be "rm -r ~/.codeblocks"
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