[GRASS-dev] Error in GRASS GUI startup
grass4u at gmail.com
Tue Dec 24 13:02:19 PST 2019
OK, you were having trouble with the OSGeo4W package and the standalone
installer version 7.8.2 is giving you this error. To be honest, we don't
have enough information to troubleshoot your problem. **ERROR: Error in GUI
startup. See messages above (if any) and if necessary, please report this
error to the GRASS developers.** We don't have those "messages above". Do
you see more error messages than this? Maybe, you could take a screenshot
of your problem?
Please try the 7.9 daily build (https://wingrass.fsv.cvut.cz/grass77/x86_64)..
Hmm.. this link doesn't work? Here you go. (
If this official daily build doesn't work either, please try my personal
daily builds (latest master branch, don't worry about malicious code here
(Comes with OSGeo4W and Python 3)
(No OSGeo4W dependency and no Python 3; you need to install Python 3)
On Mon, Dec 23, 2019 at 9:00 PM Bergquist, Kiersten L <
kiersten.bergquist at siu.edu> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> Thank you so much for your speedy response!
> I'm using Windows 10, 64-bit. I used the stand-alone installer for GRASS
> 7.8, because I was having trouble with the OSGeo4W package. I got 7.8
> because it was the newest stable version. I downloaded 7.8.2, again since
> it was the newest version.
> I'll try deleting the grass directory. In the meantime, if there is any
> other advice to be offered, please send it my way! I really appreciate all
> *From:* Maris Nartiss <maris.gis at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Sunday, December 22, 2019 4:41 AM
> *To:* Huidae Cho <grass4u at gmail.com>
> *Cc:* Bergquist, Kiersten L <kiersten.bergquist at siu.edu>; GRASS
> developers list <grass-dev at lists.osgeo.org>
> *Subject:* Re: [GRASS-dev] Error in GRASS GUI startup
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> Also a precise version of GRASS GIS (7.8.1 or 7.8.2).
> There where some start-up related issues fixed in 7.8.2 (see 1, 2 & 3).
> One thing you can try out is to completely delete ~/.grass7 directory.
> 1. https://github.com/OSGeo/grass/pull/155
> 2. https://github.com/OSGeo/grass/pull/185
> 3. https://github.com/OSGeo/grass/pull/167
> sestd., 2019. g. 21. dec., plkst. 09:28 — lietotājs Huidae Cho
> (<grass4u at gmail.com>) rakstīja:
> > Hello Kiersten,
> > First, we need to know which OS you are using. Are you on MS Windows,
> Linux, or Mac? How did you install GRASS if it's Windows? OSGeo4W or
> stand-alone (https://grass.osgeo.org/download/software/ms-windows)?
> > Thanks,
> > Huidae
> > On Fri, Dec 20, 2019 at 6:27 PM Kiersten <kiersten.bergquist at siu.edu>
> >> Hello devs,
> >> I'm very new to GRASS-GIS. Many jobs in my field want some level of
> >> familiarity with GIS so, I wanted to get ahead and try seeing if I can
> >> a free version of GIS on my own (since I know that non-GRASS GIS
> systems can
> >> be costly).
> >> I followed along the step-by-step tutorial and had GRASS 7.8 installed.
> >> Everything was fine until I downloaded the NC dataset (using the
> >> wizard"). I tried to then start a GRASS session with that data, and all
> of a
> >> sudden the program closed out. I tried to re-open GRASS, when I was hit
> >> the following message:
> >> ERROR: Error in GUI startup. See messages above (if any) and if
> >> please report this error to the GRASS developers.
> >> On systems with package manager, make sure you have the right GUI
> >> probably named grass-gui, installed.
> >> To run GRASS GIS in text mode use the --text flag.
> >> Use '--help' for further options
> >> grass78 --help
> >> See also: https://grass.osgeo.org/grass78/manuals/helptext.html
> >> I tried and tried to download the GUI package, but the websites led me
> >> circles and nothing was working. I tried the sites recommended, I tried
> >> downloading aptitude in case I was doing anything wrong, but nothing.
> >> pulling my hair out!
> >> I'm really not sure what to do. Technology is not my strong point (heck,
> >> even running R or SAS for classes is still a struggle for me), so I
> >> I would turn to asking real people for help, since the websites haven't
> >> much help for me. Please let me know if I should ask this on a different
> >> part of the forum.
> >> I would really appreciate some help. I've found with computer stuff,
> >> is no such thing as over-explaining it to me! Thank you very much in
> >> advance.
> >> --
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> > Huidae Cho, Ph.D., GISP, PE (MD), CFM, M.ASCE
> > Open Source GIS Developer, GRASS GIS Development Team
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Huidae Cho, Ph.D., GISP, PE (MD), CFM, M.ASCE
Open Source GIS Developer, GRASS GIS Development Team
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