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Playonlinux wont start

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skylar Saturday 8 December 2012 at 12:02
skylarAnonymous

Hello everybody,

for 3 days i haven't been able to start playonlinux. When i start it through terminal it says the following:

[main] Message: PlayOnLinux (4.1.8) is starting
[clean_tmp] Message: Cleaning temp directory
[Check_OpenGL] Message: 32bits direct rendering is enabled
[Check_OpenGL] Message: 64bits direct rendering is enabled
[main] Message: Filesystem is compatible
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "mainwindow.py", line 1255, in <module>
    app = PlayOnLinuxApp(redirect=False)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/wx-2.8-gtk2-unicode/wx/_core.py", line 7981, in __init__
    self._BootstrapApp()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/wx-2.8-gtk2-unicode/wx/_core.py", line 7555, in _BootstrapApp
    return _core_.PyApp__BootstrapApp(*args, **kwargs)
  File "mainwindow.py", line 1092, in OnInit
    self.frame = MainWindow(None, -1, os.environ["APPLICATION_TITLE"])
  File "mainwindow.py", line 376, in __init__
    self.Reload(self)
  File "mainwindow.py", line 854, in Reload
    item = self.list_game.AppendItem(root, game, self.i)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/wx-2.8-gtk2-unicode/wx/_controls.py", line 5469, in AppendItem
    return _controls_.TreeCtrl_AppendItem(*args, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/encodings/utf_8.py", line 16, in decode
    return codecs.utf_8_decode(input, errors, True)
UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf8' codec can't decode byte 0xcf in position 0: invalid continuation byte
Exception TypeError: 'join() takes exactly 2 arguments (1 given)' in <module 'threading' from '/usr/lib/python2.7/threading.pyc'> ignored
/usr/share/playonlinux/playonlinux: Zeile 138: python2.6: Kommando nicht gefunden.

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 Lts and gnome3.
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU    Q9400  @ 2.66GHz
graphics card: GeForce 7600 GT]

I hope you can help me.

Greetings Skylar


petch Saturday 8 December 2012 at 12:29
petch
Developer

Does
http://www.playonlinux.com/en/topic-8044-too_many_arguments_line_86.html
help?
skylar Saturday 8 December 2012 at 13:34
skylarAnonymous

Not really
i have to admit im not so familiar with modifieing files and so on. Is there a way to insall wx python with the terminal?

thank you in advance

Edited by skylar