uninstall residues (MacPorts others) in Launcher

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Fri Dec 21 11:01:07 UTC 2018

On Dec 21, 2018, at 03:43, Christoph Kukulies wrote:

> I have had this before. uninstall Gimp left residues which seem to prevent installing Gimp from Gimp.org.

I'm not sure how installing anything with MacPorts could prevent you from installing something outside of MacPorts... What problem are you experiencing when installing Gimp from Gimp.org?

> Recently I built macports Gimp 2.10.8 with quartz, but it turned out that this version had issues. Came up with dark theme, drawing white lines on black background, as simple as mit may sound, seemed to be broken.

Hmm, not sure what's going on. If you're on Mojave, I recall some other reports of graphics issues in some ports on Mojave. I don't recall what the status of getting that resolved is.

> Anyway, I did another uninstall Gimp but now I have again (or still, can’t even tell)
> in my launcher page a directory, named "MacPorts (andere)“ (others), with files "IDLE" and "Python Launcher“ in it.
> I mislaid the email in which some kind person from this list already pointed me to the recipe to get totally rid of that, so my plea is: please could someone give me that link again.

I don't know why Python's "IDLE" might remain in the Launcher, but several users have reported it before, such as in this ticket:


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