Problem with macports install, any help greatly appreciated

John Essam jnessam at
Sat Jun 12 16:18:16 PDT 2010

installed sudo port install gimp-user-manual, then when I tried to use  
onscreen help this message came up

  Could not open '' for  
reading: Operation not supported

Perhaps you are missing GIO backends and need to install GVFS?

Any clues?

On 13 Jun 2010, at 00:00, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Jun 12, 2010, at 17:49, John Essam wrote:
>> On 12 Jun 2010, at 23:43, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>> There's the gimp-user-manual port. Not sure if that installs the  
>>> same files that you've got there.
>> how do activate the gimp user manual port
> Well, you can install it just like any other port, as in:
> sudo port install gimp-user-manual
> Once it's installed, I'm not sure how it gets used; I don't use gimp  
> myself, but if you can't figure it out, maybe someone else here does.

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