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Title: IDLE will not start.
Type: crash Stage:
Components: IDLE Versions: Python 2.6
Status: closed Resolution: duplicate
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: gpolo, ldehkire, zeromtmu
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2008-10-23 13:49 by ldehkire, last changed 2022-04-11 14:56 by admin. This issue is now closed.

Messages (3)
msg75144 - (view) Author: (ldehkire) Date: 2008-10-23 13:49
IDLE will not start.  I have installed python via the
python-2.6-macosx.dmg image found on  I
didn't find any resolutions in, but did note that you
are having some trouble with tk (as discussed in other bugs).  I haven't
tried much to troubleshoot the issue yet other than note that the 2.5
version of IDLE does start.  Below is some info on the problem:

I see the following in my logs every time I try and start IDLE:
Oct 23 07:15:03 kaos [0x0-0x30030].org.python.IDLE[333]: Traceback (most
recent call last):
Oct 23 07:15:03 kaos [0x0-0x30030].org.python.IDLE[333]:   File
"/Applications/Python 2.6/", line
6, in <module>
Oct 23 07:15:03 kaos [0x0-0x30030].org.python.IDLE[333]:     from
idlelib.PyShell import main
Oct 23 07:15:03 kaos [0x0-0x30030].org.python.IDLE[333]:   File
line 14, in <module>
Oct 23 07:15:03 kaos [0x0-0x30030].org.python.IDLE[333]:     import
Oct 23 07:15:03 kaos [0x0-0x30030].org.python.IDLE[333]:   File
line 6, in <module>
Oct 23 07:15:03 kaos [0x0-0x30030].org.python.IDLE[333]:     import Tkinter
Oct 23 07:15:03 kaos [0x0-0x30030].org.python.IDLE[333]:   File
line 39, in <module>
Oct 23 07:15:03 kaos [0x0-0x30030].org.python.IDLE[333]:     import
_tkinter # If this fails your Python may not be configured for Tk
Oct 23 07:15:03 kaos [0x0-0x30030].org.python.IDLE[333]: ImportError:
2): Library not loaded: /Library/Frameworks/Tcl.framework/Versions/8.5/Tcl
Oct 23 07:15:03 kaos [0x0-0x30030].org.python.IDLE[333]:   Referenced
Oct 23 07:15:03 kaos [0x0-0x30030].org.python.IDLE[333]:   Reason: image
not found
Oct 23 07:15:03 kaos[87]
([0x0-0x30030].org.python.IDLE[333]): Exited with exit code: 1

I looked, and found the following in the referenced directory:
-rwxrwxr-x  1 root  admin   225936 Oct  1 17:49

System info: 
MacBook Pro, Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB RAM, Mac OS X 10.5.5
msg75146 - (view) Author: nut (zeromtmu) Date: 2008-10-23 18:25
it same as me. If you can open that please help me.
msg75147 - (view) Author: Guilherme Polo (gpolo) * (Python committer) Date: 2008-10-23 18:34
Closing this in favor of issue4017.
Check if anything there works for you, or add something new.
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:56:40adminsetgithub: 48437
2008-10-23 18:34:50gpolosetstatus: open -> closed
resolution: duplicate
messages: + msg75147
nosy: + gpolo
2008-10-23 18:25:50zeromtmusetnosy: + zeromtmu
messages: + msg75146
2008-10-23 13:49:59ldehkirecreate