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Old 01-02-2006, 10:08 AM   #1
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problems with installing Stani's Python Editor 0.8.1.b

I am on slackware 10.2 / kernel

Python 2.4.1
wxPython (from the slackware packages)
Stani's Python Editor (SPE) 0.8.1.b

It installed fine. But when I try to run it:

root@slack_prad:/home/pradeep/SPE-0.8.1.b-wx2.6.1.0.-bl2.35# spe
Spe Error: Please install the right version of wxPython:

SPE v0.8.1.b (c)2003-2005

If spe fails to start:
 - type "python --debug > debug.txt 2>&1" at the command prompt
   (or if you use tcsh: "python --debug >& debug.txt")
 - send debug.txt with some info to[at]

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/spe", line 3, in ?
    import _spe.SPE
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/_spe/", line 28, in ?
    import ConfigParser, sys, os, wx
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/wx-2.6-gtk2-unicode/wx/", line 42, in ?
    from wx._core import *
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/wx-2.6-gtk2-unicode/wx/", line 4, in ?
    import _core_
ImportError: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

It says I need the correct wxpython version but I do have that right?

Btw ... also please suggest if there are any(other) good gui editors for python.

Old 06-05-2006, 09:21 AM   #2
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I'm having the same problem. There are some editors that work fine for Python, including bluefish. But SPE is an IDE for Python, not just an editor...

Where did you find a Slackware package for wxPython???

Last edited by Randux; 06-05-2006 at 09:28 AM.


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