On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 1:47 PM, Claus Cyrny <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> Chris Mohler wrote:
>> On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 12:30 PM, Claus Cyrny <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> I just upgraded to Ubuntu 8.10, but Gimp 2.6.1 included there
>>> closes abruptly when I open "Colors > Color Balance...".
>>> I removed 2.6.1 and got a .deb package of 2.6.3 (with libgimp
>>> and gimp-data), but here's exactly the same behavior. Does
>>> anyone know how to fix this? Is this a known issue? Under
>>> Ubuntu 8.04, I worked with Gimp 2.4.5 and never experienced
>>> anything like this.
>> Hi Claus,
>> I also upgraded to 8.10 (and therefore GIMP 2.6.1) and cannot
>> reproduce your problem. Have you tried running GIMP from the terminal
>> and looking for an error message?
> I just ran Gimp from a terminal, and I am getting
> "(script-fu:5142): LibGimpBase-WARNING **: script-fu: gimp_wire_read():
> Illegal instruction"
> after it closes.
Do you have 3rd-party plug-ins installed? Try renaming your
~/.gimp-2.6 folder to ~/.gimp-2.6_OLD and restarting GIMP - if that
solves it, you'll need to copy the plug-ins back one at a time to find
> A shot in the dark, but maybe
>> rename all of your ~/.gimp-2.x folders to ~/.gimp-2.x-OLD ? Are you
>> running compiz, BTW?
> What is compiz?
In Gnome, compiz is the "Desktop Effects"
(System->Preferences->Appearance, effects tab). Sometimes it behaves
badly with other programs...
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