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Old 02-02-2011, 02:08 PM   #1
bilee
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Calibre won't launch in Jaunty

Installed Calibre from binary:
Code:
sudo python -c "import urllib2; exec urllib2.urlopen('http://status.calibre-ebook.com/linux_installer').read(); main()"
install directory= /opt/calibre

launch applications/office/calibre;
"Choose a location for ebook library";
I select a folder; click open;
Calibre closes....
Kindle is attached;

Code:
name@name:~$ calibre-debug -d
USB devices on system: [(7531, 2, 518), (6473, 4, 256), (7531, 1, 518), (1118, 9, 8198), (7531, 1, 518), (7531, 1, 518)]
Looking for PRS500
Looking for PRS505
Looking for PRS700
Looking for CYBOOKG3
Looking for KINDLE
Looking for KINDLE2
Looking for BLACKBERRY
Code:
name@name:~$ calibre-debug -g
link  hasn't been detected!
link  hasn't been detected!
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/calibre-debug", line 8, in <module>
    load_entry_point('calibre==0.4.143', 'console_scripts', 'calibre-debug')()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/calibre/debug.py", line 120, in main
    main(['calibre'])
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/calibre/gui2/main.py", line 1582, in main
    main = Main(single_instance, opts, actions)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/calibre/gui2/main.py", line 169, in __init__
    self.do_default_sync(sm.actions()[-1].isChecked())
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/calibre/gui2/main.py", line 390, in do_default_sync
    config.set('send_to_storage_card_by_default', bool(checked))
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/calibre/utils/config.py", line 478, in set
    return self.__config.set(key, val) 
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/calibre/utils/config.py", line 417, in set
    with ExclusiveFile(self.config_file_path) as f:
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/calibre/utils/lock.py", line 23, in __enter__
    self.file  = open(self.path, 'a+b')
IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/home/thor/.config/calibre/gui.py'
Error in sys.excepthook:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/apport_python_hook.py", line 38, in apport_excepthook
    from apport.packaging_impl import impl as packaging
ImportError: No module named apport.packaging_impl

Original exception was:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/calibre/gui2/update.py", line 26, in run
    traceback.print_exc()
AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'print_exc'
Love the app. Works fine on XP. Trying to build Ubu content server....
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Old 02-02-2011, 04:10 PM   #2
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you've got atleast two problems

1) two calibre installs, you presumably installed the distro calibre and then installed the official binary without uninstalling the distro calibre forst

2) Permissions problems on the calibre config directory
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