Ticket #147 (closed crash: worksforme)
Error on launching The Gimp - "You have an existing ~/.xinitrc file"
|Reported by:||therockster173@…||Owned by:||jeremyhu@…|
I have OS X.5.4, Intel MacBook. When I upgraded from OS X.4 The Gimp no longer worked. So I downloaded and installed the latest version - 2.4.5. Then it said to install XQuartz 2.2. So I installed that. When I launched The Gimp I get an error message from X11 saying
"Alert You have an existing ~/.xinitrc file. Windows displayed by X11 applications may not have titlebars, or may look different to windows displayed by native applications. Would you like to move aside the existing file and use the standard X11 environment? Yes No"
But the Yes No buttons are not clickable (nothing happens on click). The Force Quit Applications window shows X11 (not responding), and Gimp. When I Force Quit X11 it shuts down for a few seconds, then reappears. I have to logout to get X11 to fully quit.
So even though the system shows The Gimp is running, when I switch to it the only menu showing is "Gimp" with no real options (Services, Hide, Quit).
I tried uninstalling the Gimp, and reinstalling XQuartz and then The Gimp. But I don't even know how to uninstall XQuartz. I had "Turn on X11 Focus Follows Mouse.app" installed for the previous version of The Gimp.
Thanks for any help...
- Status changed from new to assigned
- Priority changed from blocker to critical
- Component changed from x11-apps to xserver
- Milestone set to 2.3.1