Crashing documentation on Linux #2

Peter M. Brigham pmbrig at
Mon Jun 11 07:31:22 EDT 2012

On Jun 10, 2012, at 2:50 PM, Richmond wrote:

> Further to my ongoing problems with the documentation stacks of RR/LC 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5 crashing
> the IDE something really odd has emerged:
> At home I currently have 3 machines running Ubuntu variants, let me be original and call them:
> Machine 1: Xubuntu 12.04 installed from a Xubuntu install disk.
> Machine 2: Ubuntu Studio 12.04 (runs XFCE 4.8) installed from an Ubuntu Studio install disk.
> Machine 3: Xubuntu 12.04 installed over a Lubuntu install disk, with XFCE 4.10  as add-on.
> All 3 of these machines (all with different hardware specifications) have crashing RR/LC IDEs as
> previously documented.
> At work I have 1 software production machine running Ubuntu 12.04 installed via a series
> of upgrades via internet from Ubuntu 10.04.
> On that machine the Documentation does NOT crash the IDE.
> Presumably there are a vast number of variables involved, as each install is also set up with all sorts of
> different libraries, apps and so forth . . . And I, for one, am not going to sit up for 3 weeks trying to isolate a culprit(s).
> I had a crashing IDE on a ZevenOS and a SnowLinux distro I was fooling about with a few months ago.

Well, I know you like Linux, and other people have been moving towards that platform, but I must say that this is why I'm not venturing into 'nix territory any time soon. I don't want to have to stop what I'm cooking to figure out what's making the kindling wet and to sharpen my flint before I can relight it -- I'd like to just turn on the stove and concentrate on how much garlic to add.

-- Peter

Peter M. Brigham
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