Unable to Launch preferences in Arch

Asked by Ian Cornwall on 2015-01-12

I am unable to launch the preferences in Arch Linux. If I run Variety from the CLI I get this message.

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/variety/VarietyWindow.py", line 232, in on_mnu_preferences_activate
    self.create_preferences_dialog()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/variety/VarietyWindow.py", line 206, in create_preferences_dialog
    self.preferences_dialog = PreferencesVarietyDialog(parent=self) # pylint: disable=E1102
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/variety_lib/PreferencesDialog.py", line 37, in __new__
    new_object.finish_initializing(builder, parent)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/variety/PreferencesVarietyDialog.py", line 98, in finish_initializing
    self.reload()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/variety/PreferencesVarietyDialog.py", line 191, in reload
    self.copyto_chooser.set_folder(self.parent.get_actual_copyto_folder())
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/variety/FolderChooser.py", line 54, in set_folder
    self.folder = os.path.normpath(folder)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/posixpath.py", line 342, in normpath
    initial_slashes = path.startswith('/')
AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'startswith'

Nothing comes up.

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2015-01-12
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2015-01-12
Peter Levi (peterlevi) said : #1

Please make sure you are running the latest version 0.5.1 (to be sure it is not something already outdated), and we'll continue the discussion in the bugreport I created (respond directly there).

Some other things to do: please send me your config file (~/.config/variety/variety.conf). Have you configured Variety to use folders on some drive which is not currently mounted?

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