Monthly Archives: November 2019

OpenLP throws error on startup with new installation on Xubuntu 18.04

markp@markp-OptiPlex-5040:~$ openlp
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/openlp", line 27, in
from openlp.core.common import is_win, is_macosx
File "/usr/share/openlp/openlp/", line 26, in from openlp import core, plugins File "/usr/share/openlp/openlp/core/", line 43, in
from openlp.core.ui.mainwindow import MainWindow
File "/usr/share/openlp/openlp/core/ui/", line 29, in
from distutils import dir_util
ImportError: cannot import name 'dir_util'

sudo apt install python3-distutils


bit outdated in that the gksu command in the shortcut needs amending, but a very simple tool for creating smb shares that other can see. don’t forget to create users as well as define the windows shares. You need to:

sudo touch /etc/libuser.conf

.The gui shortcut can be made to work if you fiddle around and sort out gksu, but hardly worth the bother. Simply:

sudo system-config-samba