[Qgis-developer] Ubuntu 8.10 and QGIS 0.11

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Thu Nov 6 06:11:45 EST 2008

Carson Farmer wrote:
> Alex Mandel wrote:
>> Carson Farmer wrote:
>>> Alex,
>>>> Carson Farmer wrote:
>>>>> Alex,
>>>>>> Well, it appears to be an issue on only some machines possibly
>>>>>> related
>>>>>> to video card drivers and X11 not necessarily qt.
>>>>>> Both 0.11 and 1.0 kore work on a fresh Ubuntu install (tested in
>>>>>> virtual
>>>>>> box) so kde libs are not the solution.
>>>>>> I have an nvidia gforce 8600gm, and tried both the nv and nvidia(177)
>>>>>> drivers, haven't tried plain vga drivers yet.
>>>>>> Carson: what video card do you have?
>>>>> I have an intel card: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
>>>>> I have had quite a bit of graphics card trouble with Intrepid, so I
>>>>> actually ended up doing a complete reinstall of hardy... Until I hear
>>>>> some very promising news saying these issues are resolved, I think I'm
>>>>> going to stick with hardy... sorry I can't be of more help...
>>>>> Carson
>>>> Carson,
>>>> Can you just confirm that you were not having the gdal issue that was
>>>> causing a segfault and that you were having an issue where the splash
>>>> screen stuck at "Setting up GUI"
>>> Yes, I can confirm that the issue was with the splash screen stuck at
>>> "Setting up GUI"
>>> Carson
>> Well we're one step closer to solving the issue, ok 647 steps closer,
>> I've narrowed down the issue to 647 possible packages and am working
>> through them now.
>> Carson, Tim if you can diff this list against your installed packages
>> and tell me the matches it will speed up the process.
>> Here's the list:
>> http://trac.osgeo.org/qgis/ticket/1384
> Hey Alex, attached is my list of packages that I have installed that are
> common to the ones on your list.
> I did a fresh install of Hardy the day after I tried to upgrade to
> Intrepid however, so my hardy install and packages are all relatively
> new, don't know if this will make a difference or not?
> Cheers,
> Carson

Yes I guess I'll need Tim's set since I need to compare the packages on
2 broken machines, it also needs to be intrepid since obviously these
packages were fine in Hardy. I'll look at it, maybe there's a clue.


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