[Chimera-users] chimera crash in windows vista

Greg Couch gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Fri Jul 17 13:03:55 PDT 2009

On Fri, 17 Jul 2009, justin oppenheim wrote:

> Hello: When I invoke chimera, it crashes with the message: "chimera 
> failed abnormally; the exit code was 1. Use the --debug ...." Then when 
> I execute the "chimera debug" from the list of all the installed 
> progems, I get (in a prompt windows):
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "C:\Program Files\chimera\share\_main_.py, line 65, in (module)
>     value=chimeraInit.init(sys.argv)
>   File "C:\Program Files\chimera\share\chimeraInit.py", line 361 in init
>      tkgui.initializeGUI(exitonquit,debug_opengl)
> TypeError:initializeGUI() takes exactly 1 argument (2 given)
> Return code: 1Press return or enter to to exit
> What can I do now. Please help!
> Thanks,JO

Looks like your chimera installation got corrupted somehow.  Please
download a fresh version from the chimera web site 
<http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/> and install it.  You'll need to either
remove the old version first, or install in a new location.

 	Good luck,


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