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Play on Linux stuck in process of installing

PlayOnLinux Wizard: Please read this

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wp.rauchholz Monday 14 January 2019 at 17:39
wp.rauchholzAnonymous

I runn CENTOS 7 laptop, playonlinux version playonlinux-4.3.4-fedora0.noarch.

Playonlinux seems to start up just fine (see underneath).

 

I though cannot install itunes. When chosing itunes 12, I hit the install button. After that, a window pops up:

Window Title: PlayOnLinux Wizard
Text underneath: Please read this

 

And this is where it stops. No error message, no nothing.

Any help to fix this is very welcomed.

 

[wp.rauchholz@wpr ~]$ playonlinux
Looking for python... 2.7.5 - wxversion(s): 2.8-gtk2-unicode
selected
[main] Message: PlayOnLinux (4.3.4) is starting
[clean_tmp] Message: Cleaning temp directory
[Check_OpenGL] Message: 32bits direct rendering is enabled
[Check_OpenGL] Message: 64bits direct rendering is enabled
[POL_System_CheckFS] Message: Checking filesystem for /home/wp.rauchholz/.PlayOnLinux/
[main] Message: Filesystem is compatible
[install_plugins] Message: Checking plugin: Capture...
[install_plugins] Message: Checking plugin: ScreenCap...
[install_plugins] Message: Checking plugin: PlayOnLinux Vault...
[update_check] Message: List is up to date
[POL_SetupWindow_Init] Message: Creating new window for pid 19696

Editado por: Dadu042

Quentin PÂRIS Monday 14 January 2019 at 21:10
Quentin PÂRIS
Admin

Hello,

Can you confirm you can reproduce the problem with a simpler app like Notepad++?

wp.rauchholz Tuesday 15 January 2019 at 20:18
wp.rauchholzAnonymous

I confirm. Same behaviour when trying to install Notepad Plus Plus

kernel: 3.10.0-957.1.3.el7.x86_64

 

 

Not sure it helps, but here transcript from CLI

[wp.rauchholz@wpr ~]$ playonlinux
Looking for python... 2.7.5 - wxversion(s): 2.8-gtk2-unicode
selected
[main] Message: PlayOnLinux (4.3.4) is starting
[clean_tmp] Message: Cleaning temp directory
[Check_OpenGL] Message: 32bits direct rendering is enabled
[Check_OpenGL] Message: 64bits direct rendering is enabled
[POL_System_CheckFS] Message: Checking filesystem for /home/wp.rauchholz/.PlayOnLinux/
[main] Message: Filesystem is compatible
[install_plugins] Message: Checking plugin: Capture...
[install_plugins] Message: Checking plugin: ScreenCap...
[install_plugins] Message: Checking plugin: PlayOnLinux Vault...
[update_check] Message: List is up to date
[POL_SetupWindow_Init] Message: Creating new window for pid 23377

 

 

 

 

Wolfgang

Quentin PÂRIS Wednesday 16 January 2019 at 9:35
Quentin PÂRIS
Admin

So, no window appears, correct?

wp.rauchholz Wednesday 16 January 2019 at 13:09
wp.rauchholzAnonymous

I can send you a screenshot if you want. Unfortunately I cannot upload here.

Wolfgang

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wp.rauchholz Wednesday 16 January 2019 at 13:10
wp.rauchholzAnonymous

When selecting installation of e.g. Notepad Plus Plus or iTunes, a window appears with the title: "PlayOnLinux Wizard"
Within that window I read the following text: "Please read this"

 

Wolfgang

 

 

wp.rauchholz Wednesday 16 January 2019 at 13:13
wp.rauchholzAnonymous

A link to google drive: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1cIrvmOBK_zYU0N9OAmMWFI0mQTDUWJbi

 

Wolfgang

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Quentin PÂRIS Wednesday 16 January 2019 at 21:03
Quentin PÂRIS
Admin

Very interesting. Can you enlarge the window?

anselmo Thursday 24 January 2019 at 4:31
anselmoAnonymous

I have the same issue in Centos7.

When I enlarge the window, I can find the checkbox and buttons, so that I continue the process.

But, nothing is displayed below the "Please read this". I think this is a kind of a bug.

 

Quentin PÂRIS Friday 25 January 2019 at 20:25
Quentin PÂRIS
Admin

All right. As soon as I reproduce the problem, I fix it

chunteraa Sunday 10 February 2019 at 0:47
chunteraaAnonymous

For CentOS it is stuck on the POL_SetupWindow_notice function in the install bash script (/usr/share/playonlinux/bash/install). This feature appears to have been introducted in POL 4.15 (https://www.playonlinux.com/fr/comments-1293.html).
I suspect a CentOS issue with bash functions defined in /usr/share/playonlinux/lib/.

As a workaround for CentOS, echo keywords "KEEP_DEFAULT_INSTALLER_OPTIONS" & "DONT_BOTHER_WINEHQ" to $POL_USER_ROOT/configurations/ack_notices

eg)
echo -e "KEEP_DEFAULT_INSTALLER_OPTIONS" >> $HOME/.PlayOnLinux/configurations/ack_notices
echo -e "DONT_BOTHER_WINEHQ" >> $HOME/.PlayOnLinux/configurations/ack_notices
Quentin PÂRIS Sunday 10 February 2019 at 9:49
Quentin PÂRIS
Admin

This is interesting. What is shown on the screen when these steps are stuck?

chunteraa Sunday 10 February 2019 at 16:49
chunteraaAnonymous

As mentioned in previous post, enlarging the notice/install window will discover the expected text and window buttons.

When starting install written to terminal is

[POL_SetupWindow_Init] Message: Creating new window for pid 7530

The install window displays text "Please read this"
When closing the install notice window written to terminal is

write: Broken pipe



The notice window shows output of last argument to bash function POL_SetupWindow_notice
eg) "$(eval_gettext 'Please read this')".

If I add lines:

POL_SetupWindow_Init
POL_SetupWindow_message "Hello World!" "My first message"
POL_SetupWindow_Close

to install script (/usr/share/playonlinux/bash/install) the message will appear in the notice window as expected.
 

Editado por: chunteraa