;claws-mail' installs, but won't run
dushanm at spinn.net
Wed Aug 18 15:37:33 PDT 2010
Scott Webster wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 11:51 AM, Dushan Mitrovich<dushanm at spinn.net> wrote:
>> I just installed 'claws-mail at 3.7.6', apparntly successfully, but when I try
>> to launch it from terminal (after launching X11) I get the expected message
>> 'Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0"'. From the message
>> board I've gathered that this is harmless, but nothing else happens: the
>> text cursor drops to the next line and sits there blinking, and no claws
>> window has shown up. What am I missing; what should happen? I'm running
>> Snow Leopard (6.4).
> Can you launch other X11 apps?
Yes, I can run gnuplot. From Octave if I ask for a plot with no X11 running
I get the messages
gnuplot: unable to open display ':0.0'
gnuplot: X11 aborted.
but then a plot shows up and X11 is running. If I then do another plot,
the messages are gone and the appropriate plot shows up.
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