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I have a problem with sopcast-player, I have installed it in the computer as in this question is described How to install sopcast-player?. All correct, its installed in my computer, but when i want to start this program, i can't, I make click on the aplication but it doesn't start.

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Can you try to open a console and type sopcast-player there?. Are there any messages?. –  Javier Rivera Apr 9 '12 at 13:47
    
Do you have a 64bits system?. Have you read the workaround for 64 bits in the question that you quote?. –  Javier Rivera Apr 9 '12 at 13:48
    
I type sopcast-player in a console and this is what appears: –  Max Apr 9 '12 at 15:40
    
Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/sopcast-player/lib/sopcast-player.py", line 36, in <module> from VLCWidget import VLCWidget File "/usr/share/sopcast-player/lib/VLCWidget.py", line 32, in <module> import vlc_1_0_x ImportError: No module named vlc_1_0_x –  Max Apr 9 '12 at 15:41

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This error is caused because there is a missing library.

As stated on the bug report linked in the question, there is a problem with the 64 bits package. To resolve it, you must open a console and type:

cd /usr/share/sopcast-player/lib/
ln -s vlc_1_1_x.py vlc_1_0_x.py

The package installs a higher version of the library than the one sopcast calls. With the above command you will make a link, so that sopcast call the 1.1 version when it asks for the 1.0. This is a quite ugly workaround, but it should work (I can test it).

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Thanks,but I solve it before saw your comment :D it's maybe the same way as i had done but here is what I did: I type in a console " gksu gedit /usr/share/sopcast-player/lib/VLCWidget.py " when a document appears i searched two lines where we can read " vlc_1_0_x " when i had locatd this two lines y change it by " vlc_1_1_x " and that's all, it works perfectlly –  Max Apr 9 '12 at 16:41

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