[Ubuntu] Hello (plus kubuntu Jaunty issues with Qgis)

Albin Blaschka albin.blaschka at gmail.com
Mon Aug 24 09:54:31 EDT 2009

Ricardo Filipe Soares Garcia da schrieb:
> Hi Alan thanks for replying
>> I've just tried to install and run QGis 1.2.0  from ubuntugis-unstable
>> repository, and it seems to run well.
> You can run it just fine? that's odd, I only get "segmentation fault"
> at the konsole. I think it is python related because (forgot to
> mention that in the previous e-mail) I can see the splash screen
> loading Qgis and it segfaults during the "starting python message".
> Anyway I haven't done any funky stuff with my python settings, have
> you? Why is Qgis functional on your system and not on mine? :(
>> I'm also using KDE 4.3.  By the way,
>> I installed KDE 4.3 from this repository: deb
>> http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-ppa/backports/ubuntu
> Yeah that's the same repository I am using for kde 4.3
>> QGis
>> 1.2.0 has recently been uploaded in ubuntugis-unstable reposository. Is it the
>> version you are using?
> yep, I just did an apt-get update to be sure and I also checked my
> software sources.
> Any pointers?


There was a short thread on the QGIS-Users list about that issue (from 
which I am suffering, too) on 8 August 2009...

I have not tested Version 1.2.0 of QGIS yet...

Here the final mail from the thread:

> On Sat, Aug 8, 2009 at 9:40 PM, Albin
> Blaschka<albin.blaschka at standortsanalyse.net> wrote:
>> >
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> > I can reproduce the problem: Same here: QGIS starts, the splash screen
>> > appears until loading python-plugins and then segfaulting, nothing is
>> > written to the console. The package uim-qt3 is *not* installed...
>> >
>> > System: Kubuntu Jaunty Jackalope, KDE 4.3
>> > Python 2.6.2
> I've run probably into the same segfault on kubuntu after upgrade to
> kde 4.3 too. The problem lies in some incompatibility between
> different versions of sip/PyQt4: I suppose the default jaunty PyQt
> version is something like 4.4.x, while kde 4.3 installs version 4.5.2.
> When I recompiled qgis python bindings with this newer version, the
> segfault was gone. If you don't want to compile QGIS on your own,
> probably you'll have to either downgrade python-qt4 (and friends) back
> to original version or uninstall python support in qgis.
> Martin

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