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Old 04-30-2011, 05:57 AM   #1
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Easy-install will not work when clicked - Dreamlinux 3.5

When I click on the Easy-install icon, I see the cursor change to a watch, and then it stops, and Easy-install does not start.

I have run:
apt-get update
apt-get upgrade
apt-get install libgtk2-ruby libgtk2-ruby1.8
The latter being recommended when I searched google (Apparently apt-get sometimes removes ruby which easyinstall uses)

It turns out I did need ruby, But my easy-install remains closed ... Does anyone know why and/or how to fix it?

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Right click the icon to get the properties. In there will be the command used. Copy that to a terminal window and run it from there. You will see what the errors are and what you need to do.
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Please try to run Easy-install from the command line.

Then you might get a text output about some errors.

'cat <Easy-install icon>' to see the used command. ( Exec=<command> ).
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