;claws-mail' installs, but won't run

Scott Webster sewebster at gmail.com
Tue Aug 24 16:05:41 PDT 2010

On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 4:02 PM,  <dushanm at spinn.net> wrote:
> I discovered that this probably isn't my problem.  After the selfupdate
> I downloaded and installed two more MacPorts - 'darkstat' and 'trafshow'.
> They both installed without a complaint, but when I tried to open them they
> behaved exactly the same way as did 'claws-mail'.
> For 'trafshow', say, using Terminal I CDed to its actual directory,
>  /opt/local/var/macports/software/trafshow/5.2.3_1/opt/local/bin
> 'which' found the executable at '/opt/local/bin/trafsho'.  But issuing
> 'open -a trafshow' produced the response:
>  Unable to find application named 'trafshow'
> The same thing happened with 'darkstat' as well as 'claws-mail'.  I don't
> know why it's behaving this way, but maybe after I straighten this out
> everything will start to work as it should.
> - Dushan

Isn't /opt/local/bin in your path?  Just run the program by typing the
name of the executable from any directory...


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