[kde-linux] Why does webkam require printer?
kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Sat Jan 16 14:36:15 UTC 2010
On Saturday, 2010-01-16, Thomas Taylor wrote:
> On Friday 15 January 2010 03:20:21 am Kevin Krammer wrote:
> > On Thursday, 2010-01-14, Thomas Taylor wrote:
> > > On Thursday 14 January 2010 01:54:02 am Kevin Krammer wrote:
> > Nice, never heard of it before.
> > Interestingly an application using one of our bindings, never heard
> > of any of them before either.
> > Anyway. I think there must be a different problem. The look for the
> > printer is initiated by a printer manufacturer's tool.
> > Can you try starting webkam from a console and see if it says
> > anything specific itself?
> > And/or check $HOME/.xsession-errors (this is where log output of
> > applications started through the launcher menu ends up).
> > Cheers,
> > Kevin
> Checked $~/.xsession-errors which showed no errors after running webkam.
> The output of webkam in a terminal is:
> tom at laptop:~/Documents> webkam
> ./webkam_app.rb:2:in `require': no such file to load -- gst (LoadError)
> from ./webkam_app.rb:2
> from main.rb:1:in `require'
> from main.rb:1
> I'm assuming that means some dependency is not satisfied.
Most likely: the Ruby bindings for GStreamer
As far as I understand Ruby, "require" indicates which modules an application
depends on and "gst" is a common appreviation for GStreamer.
Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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