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Author terry.reedy
Recipients BreamoreBoy, cosmicduck, terry.reedy
Date 2014-07-16.23:08:23
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3.3 only gets security fixes.

This looks to be a linux altinstall installation problem rather than an idle problem. Idle and pydoc only start if Python starts first.  One way to start idle is to start Python and then enter 'import idlelib.idle'.

How did you start python that worked.
How did you try to start idle or pydoc that failed.
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2014-07-16 23:08:23terry.reedysetrecipients: + terry.reedy, BreamoreBoy, cosmicduck
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