[Gambas-user] IDE doesn't start after update

Bruce Steers bsteers4 at gmail.com
Wed May 25 17:43:17 CEST 2022

On Wed, 25 May 2022 at 16:33, Rolf-Werner Eilert <rwe-sse at osnanet.de> wrote:

> Well, just updated to 3.17.2 after having used 3.16.3 for some time. The
> repo should be Gambas' own one.
> Now the IDE doesn't start anymore, saying:
> This application has raised an unexpected error and must abort.
> Unknown symbol '_EstimateFixedFontCharWidth' in class 'Paint' (#11).
> Fsearch.ReadConfig.109
> The applications I made executable under the older version still run,
> and they seem to run flawlessly. At least for a short check. So there is
> no immediate problem.
> But I cannot enter the IDE anymore.
> So thank you for any advice...

sounds like Paint.class didn't get updated.
probably best to uninstall old version first.
Maybe clean out the gambas binaries/libraries then re-install

sudo rm -f /usr/lib/gambas3/*
sudo rm -f /usr/bin/gambas*
sudo rm -f /usr/bin/gb*3

sudo apt install gambas3
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