[tex-live] [tlpmgui] tlpmgui on linux

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Mon Jan 8 01:33:08 CET 2007

>>>>> "Tomasz" == Tomasz Łuczak <tlu at technodat.com.pl> writes:

  > Dnia Sun, 7 Jan 2007 03:57:57 +0100 Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

  >> Hi, I tried to invoke tlpmgui from an xterm but it sais:
  >> +--------------------------------------------+
  >>      Error!  tlpmgui require Xwindow 
  >> +--------------------------------------------+
  > This message appear when tlpmgui cannot draw window, e.g. start in
  > console mode or in if you are logged as user in X and in xterm you
  > changed user via su - root (or other user) usually cannot run
  > graphic application without xhost and set environment variable

  >> Don't know how you test whether you are using X11.  The easiest
  >> way is to check whether the DISPLAY variable is set.
  > tlpmgui tests creation of window, if failed then appear this
  > message.

I tried this from an xterm as a normal user. Other X progs work.

$ ldd ./tlpmgui
 linux-gate.so.1 =>  (0xffffe000)
 libdl.so.2 => /lib32/libdl.so.2 (0xf7f4a000)
 libm.so.6 => /lib32/tls/libm.so.6 (0xf7f27000)
 libc.so.6 => /lib32/tls/libc.so.6 (0xf7e0f000)
 /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0xf7f64000)

I would expect some X11 related libraries here.  Do you get similar

  >> Of course, self-contained executables have a few advantages.  But
  >> isn't a Perl script more portable today on UNIX systems?
  > Write you own complete installer in perl, portable for unices and
  > Windows with better GUI. We welcome.

I assumed that it was written Perl and converted to C.


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