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Offline jls

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calibre doesn't start
« on: September 11, 2015, 04:45:28 AM »
Hi
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jls@box:~$ calibre
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/calibre", line 19, in <module>
    from calibre.gui2.main import main
  File "/usr/lib/calibre/calibre/gui2/__init__.py", line 7, in <module>
    from PyQt4.Qt import (QVariant, QFileInfo, QObject, SIGNAL, QBuffer, Qt,
ImportError: cannot import name QVariant
Thanks
dCore user

Offline Jason W

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Re: calibre doesn't start
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2015, 02:24:32 PM »
With Google, I see this was an issue with Slackware, Arch, and Debian users as calibre is very finicky with it's python and QT installs matching.  I am looking for a fix, but at least it is not dCore specific, I

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Re: calibre doesn't start
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2015, 03:17:44 PM »
Calibre does not work at the command line on a standard Debian Utopic install, but there libGL errors are the ones reported.  I will try to make it happen, but we are dealing with a complex package.