[Reportbug-maint] Bug#764717: reportbug -- crash on start

Sandro Tosi morph at debian.org
Sat Oct 11 10:26:52 UTC 2014

control: severity -1 minor
control: tags -1 +moreinfo

On Sat, Oct 11, 2014 at 6:17 AM, Jörg Frings-Fürst
<debian at jff-webhosting.net> wrote:
>> > $ reportbug reportbug
>> > No protocol specified
>> > /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py:57: GtkWarning: could not open display
>> this is the problem, you have configured to use GTK+ backend but it
>> cant access a display.
> Sorry but this is not the problem.

well likely it is... if you want to open a graphical application and
it cant access the display, it wont start.

> 1. A call of reportbug in KDE and Gnome don't run (no window are open,
> also no setup window.

do you mean from the applications menu?

> 2. By running in a terminal must open the windows. Or?

if you have configured to run with GTK+ UI then usually yes, it should
open the graphical interface. you can try running reportbug like this
from the CLI:

$ reportbug --ui=text

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
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