[Sidefx-houdini-list] "Problem installing Houdini desktop items."

Floyd Gillis floyd at afcg.com
Sat May 6 08:17:13 EDT 2017


Hi Francois,

Yup, installing as root... into /home/hfs(version), with symbolic links 
from /opt & /hfs to /home

Maybe I'll try a test install directly into /opt and see how that goes.

Cheers,

Floyd

On 5/6/17 8:47 PM, François Duchesneau wrote:
> Hi Floyd,
>
> Make sure you have full administrative rights when you install. I'm 
> not sure it's the problem but it's worth trying.
>
> Francois
>
> On 05/06/2017 01:07 AM, Floyd Gillis wrote:
>> Hello List,
>>
>> I recently did a clean install of Debian Jessie.
>>
>> Now, when I install a new (or old) version of Houdini I get the 
>> following.../"ERROR: Problem installing Houdini desktop items."
>> /
>> This error occurs just after...///"Installing: Houdini menus..."/ and 
>> just before... /"Houdini install successful"//.
>>
>> /On initial testing Houdini runs fine and I don't seem to be missing 
>> any functionality.
>>
>> I never had this installation error message under Debian Wheezy and 
>> am wondering if anyone has more information about it.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Floyd
>> //
>>
>>
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