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I upgraded last week to 13.04 (via fresh install) and have separately attempted to install tortoiseHg using Software Center and command line, both apparently successful. The problem is when I try to launch the application, nothing happens. I have also tried to launch from commandline using thg, but again without success. Is it likely that I have missed a dependency, or is there a problem with Tortoise in 13.04?

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As written by Attila Fulop, the package in 13.04 is broken. To work around the problem, type

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tortoisehg-ppa/releases
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

This will download and install a version properly working in 13.04. hth

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It's known to not work with 13.04, so it's not your fault.

There's a bug report on launchpad, and Kostya Vasilyev has recommended the following workaround:

I've been running TortoiseHG and Mercurial from these PPAs, they need to be installed together (thg requires a certain range of hg verisons)...

https://launchpad.net/~tortoisehg-ppa/+archive/stable-snapshots

https://launchpad.net/~mercurial-ppa/+archive/stable-snapshots

There are no "raring" versions, but the ones for "quantal" have been working just fine

So you can use this until the bundled version is fixed.

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