[Chimera-users] Daily release Chimera installation

Yao Cong cong at bcm.edu
Thu Jul 16 16:07:42 PDT 2009

Dear Chimera developer,

I am trying to install the daily released Chimera (July 15, 2009) in a 
64bit Linux, and it shows the following error message. I also list my 
Linux system below. Could you give me some suggestion on what I should 
do to fix it?



[ycong at panda bin]$ chimera
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/app/chimera/share/__main__.py", line 65, in <module>
    value = chimeraInit.init(sys.argv)
  File "/app/chimera/share/chimeraInit.py", line 374, in init
    tkgui.initializeGUI(exitonquit, debug_opengl)
  File "CHIMERA/share/chimera/tkgui.py", line 2666, in initializeGUI
  File "/app/chimera/lib/python2.5/site-packages/PIL/__init__.py", line 
322, in checkConfig
  File "/app/chimera/lib/python2.5/site-packages/Togl.py", line 27, in 
    Tkinter.Widget.__init__(self, master, "togl", cnf, kw)
  File "/app/chimera/lib/python2.5/lib-tk/Tkinter.py", line 1930, in 
    (widgetName, self._w) + extra + self._options(cnf))
_tkinter.TclError: couldn't choose pixel format
Couldn't configure togl widget

My Linux system is:
Linux name.bcm.edu #1 SMP Wed Jan 21 
01:33:24 EST 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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