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Re: [trinity-users] Application crash

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:08:10 +0100
Am Montag, 23. März 2015 schrieb Jonesy:
> On Sun, 22 Mar 2015, Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
> 
> >Am Sonntag, 22. März 2015 schrieb Jonesy:
> >>
> >> 	bump...
> >>
> >> On Wed, 18 Mar 2015, Jonesy wrote:
> >> >On Wed, 18 Mar 2015, Timothy Pearson wrote:
> >> >>> Jonesy wrote:
> >> >>>
> >> >>> http://infinitekind.com/moneydance
> >> >>> http://infinitekind.com/download-moneydance-personal-finance-software
> >> >>>
> >> >>> It seemed to install ok.
> >> >>> But, executing it the way the Desktop/moneydance.desktop shows it to be
> >> >>> run:
> >> >>> 	$ /bin/sh "/opt/Moneydance/Moneydance"
> >> >>>         [kcrash] TDECrash: Application 'output.logl-gtk-tqt-application'
> >> >>> crashing...
> >> >>> 	$
> >> >>>
> >> >>> The crash seems to be in a TDE module. Right?
> >> >>
> >> >>Maybe, maybe not.  Sometimes TDE "catches" the crash even though it's not
> >> >>responsible for it.
> >> >>
> >> >>To verify, try running MoneyDance under gdb.  If it crashes again, execute
> >> >>the 'bt' command and post the output here.
> >> >
> >> >Tim,
> >> >
> >> >Thak you for the prompt reply!
> >> >I know _nothing_ about running `gdb`.  (In fact, it took a little effort
> >> >to discover its "quit" command -- versus "exit".)  Below are my failed
> >> >efforts at attempting to run moneydance under gdb:
> >> >
> >> >$ gdb Moneydance
> >> >GNU gdb (Ubuntu 7.7.1-0ubuntu5~14.04.2) 7.7.1
> >> >...
> >> >"/usr/local/bin/Moneydance": not in executable format: File format not recognized
> >> >(gdb) quit
> >> >$ file /usr/local/bin/Moneydance
> >> >/usr/local/bin/Moneydance: symbolic link to `/opt/Moneydance/Moneydance'
> >> >$ gdb /opt/Moneydance/Moneydance
> >> >GNU gdb (Ubuntu 7.7.1-0ubuntu5~14.04.2) 7.7.1
> >> >...
> >> >"/opt/Moneydance/Moneydance": not in executable format: File format not recognized
> >> >(gdb) quit
> >> >$ file /opt/Moneydance/Moneydance
> >> >/opt/Moneydance/Moneydance: POSIX shell script, ASCII text executable, with very long lines
> >> >$
> >> >
> >> >>>> So, then, not knowing anything about `gdb`, I tried the following
> >> >(the way moneydance.desktop executes it (/bin/sh >> dash)):
> >> >
> >> >$ gdb /bin/sh "/opt/Moneydance/Moneydance"
> >> >GNU gdb (Ubuntu 7.7.1-0ubuntu5~14.04.2) 7.7.1
> >> >...
> >> >Reading symbols from /bin/sh...(no debugging symbols found)...done.
> >> >"/opt/Moneydance/Moneydance" is not a core dump: File format not recognized
> >> >(gdb) quit
> >> >$
> >> >
> >> >>>> And,
> >> >
> >> >$ gdb "/bin/sh /opt/Moneydance/Moneydance"
> >> >GNU gdb (Ubuntu 7.7.1-0ubuntu5~14.04.2) 7.7.1
> >> >...
> >> >/bin/sh /opt/Moneydance/Moneydance: No such file or directory.
> >> >(gdb) quit
> >> >$
> >> >
> >> >Awaiting guidance from The More Knowledgeable.
> >
> >You might try to uninstall:
> >
> >gtk-qt-engine-trinity
> >gtk2-engines-gtk-qt-trinity
> >gtk3-tqt-engine-trinity
> 
> Thank you, Nik!
> 
> Only gtk-qt-engine-trinity was installed -- but, then, you knew only one
> would be there - didn't you?  :-)
> 
> This scared me:
>  |The following packages will be REMOVED:
>  |  gtk-qt-engine-trinity kubuntu-desktop-trinity
>  |After this operation, 573 kB disk space will be freed.
> 
> At first glance it seemed all of the Trinity TDE would be removed.
> But, no.  Trinity may be small, tight, and fast -- but it sure is NOT
> just 573 kB!  :-)
> 
> So, after removing gtk-qt-engine-trinity & kubuntu-desktop-trinity,
> Moneydance now comes up without any error(s).  We've yet to see if it
> actually runs properly.  My wife will need to export files from her old
> XP box and then we'll try to import them on the Ubuntu/Trinity machine.
> 
> But, I do have a new question: What functionality or feature(s) have I
> lost by removing gtk-qt-engine-trinity and kubuntu-desktop-trinity?

You've lost nothing, as far as I know :-)

Nik


> The names certainly _sound_ important.  I haven't yet see anything
> "different" in operations in the short period of time after the removals.
> 
> Again, Thank you!
> Jonesy



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