[shifter-users] Python -- ImportError: No module named shifter.applet_wrapper

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Fri Sep 10 12:01:17 BST 2010


On 09/10/2010 11:50 AM, aliander at gmx.at wrote:
> Hi there!
> I had some trouble installing, as the repository wasn't reachable.
Hmm, that's odd, when was that?
>   So I alienated the rpm for my Ubuntu.
Not something I would recommend... although in theory it could work.
> Trying to start it from the gnome menu didn't do anything, so I shot up a term and tried my luck.
> /usr/bin/shifter_applet --open_server_config=%f
> shifter_applet --open_server_config=Traceback (most recent call last):
>    File "/usr/bin/shifter_applet", line 3, in<module>
>      import shifter.applet_wrapper
> ImportError: No module named shifter.applet_wrapper
> Seems that python isn't finding the module. Probably because some path (sys.path?) isn't set correctly (sorry, my python knowledge is less than basic...).
Yes, that's the problem. Probably due to the way you installed it.
> Could you guys give me a hint?
Best thing to do is to install from the debs.
The repo looks ok from here:

> Thanks in advance!
>   Ali

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