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

Peter Bowmar pbowmar at gmail.com
Sat May 6 10:24:03 EDT 2017


Hey Floyd,

I'm guessing that will only result in lack of icons in the Start menu. If
you launch from the shell (we all use the shell right? :) ) then it won't
matter at all.

Cheers,

Peter B

On 6 May 2017 at 05:17, Floyd Gillis <floyd at afcg.com> wrote:

> 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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Cheers,

Peter B



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