>On Thu, 2010-09-09 at 18:02 +0200, Cecil C. wrote:
>> I use Gimp under Ubuntu 10.04. My question is fairly simple. I have been
>> using Gimp since 2.0, and have copied scripts over from release to release.
>> Usually, some of the copied scripts are broken when a new release is
>> available, such as from 2.4 to 2.6. To date, I have not made the effort
>> remove the broken scripts.
>> When a script is broken, I find out by running the script and getting an
>> message, such as "Error: set!: unbound variable: screen-layer". I know how
>> invoked the script from the menu, so I can edit all the scripts in my
>> directory to see where they put the script in the menu structure and the
>> they used. Often, I can narrow the number of scripts I have to edit to
>> the correct one by using the script name as a starting point. However,
>> are a significant number of scripts that have a different file name than
>> used in the menu. Needless to say, this is a tedious and slow process.
>> Is there an easier way to identify a broken script file other than the
>> I have outlined above?
>Probably the easiest way to find a script that contains a certain string
>(as found in the error-message) is to use the grep utility. Try 'man
It is a very handy filebrowser.
Open it in a console.
Open your home directory and go to
Hit enter and then go to ~plug-ins and
You'll find python scripts in plug-ins and scm scripts in scripts.
Put the cursor on the script you want to delete and hit F8.
It might be wise to create a temporary directory somewhere and backup
Gerard v. V. (via www.gimpusers.com)
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