cannot open without sudo

Asked by nikos on 2015-08-29

When i click the openshot icon or write openshot from terminal i get the error message below only way to open is to open from terminal as root

------------------------- ERROR 1 ------------------------------
Failed to import 'from openshot import main'
Error Message: cannot import name main
----------------------------------------------------------------

(process:10043): Gtk-WARNING **: This process is currently running setuid or setgid.
This is not a supported use of GTK+. You must create a helper
program instead. For further details, see:

    http://www.gtk.org/setuid.html

Refusing to initialize GTK+.

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2015-08-29
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2015-08-31
Olivier Girard (eolinwen) said : #1

O my good. There are a long time that we don't have this issue and in fact, she was coming from gtk. Which environnment are you using ?

Try to update mlt suing this faq (but i don't think that will resolve you issue but we don't know) : https://answers.launchpad.net/openshot/+faq/1861

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