Anyone know how to open devcoin-qt? I tried running it by double-clicking it but nothing happened. I shutdown the devcoind and tried it - nothing. I renamed the ~/.devcoin folder to .devcoin.old and got a popup that says:

Could not display "devcoin-linux-a64". There is no application installed for "executable" files. Do you want to search for an application to open this file?

I clicked yes, it selected and installed pypar2 - wrong - so now which program should be the default for opening an executable? - aptURL?, something else?

And I'm back to original issue - how to run the executable devcoin-qt file? The file's permissions are set to my account & group.


OK, looks like there were a couple of missing dependencies.

When I ran the devcoin-qt under my user account there was nothing that appeared to happen, but when I ran the file from the terminal using sudo a couple of dependencies showed up as missing: libjpeg.so.62 and libtiff.so.4.

The first one was resolved by installing the libjpeg62 package with:

sudo apt-get install libjpeg62

I found the second solution online - create a symbolic link for libtiff.so.4 to libtiff.so.3, but since I have libtiff5 installed already, I used libtiff.so.5:

sudo ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libtiff.so.5 /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libtiff.so.4

One other noteworthy point is that if daemon=1 is set in the devcoin.conf file, then the GUI will not show, removing the daemon=1 line from the .conf file corrects this and the GUI opens as expected.


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