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unable to launch kazam on fedora 19.

asked 2013-12-06 23:22:02 -0500

rihnapstor gravatar image

updated 2014-09-30 09:07:25 -0500

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hello there, As kazam is one of most up voted screen cast recorder,I am done with installing it with all the needed dependencies.But unfortunately I have not been successful in launching the app.The app is installed in */usr/bin/kazam*. when I try to invoke it from application launcher it doesnt execute.however I have got the traceback when launching it from terminal window.

~rihnapstor:- /usr/bin/kazam
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/kazam", line 32, in <module>
from gi.repository import Gtk
ImportError: No module named 'gi'
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no skytux, the app doesnt start even after installing python3-gobject module.

rihnapstor gravatar imagerihnapstor ( 2013-12-11 09:41:47 -0500 )edit

If you are using GNOME, have you tried the built in screen recorder? Or the others that are available in the Fedora repos?

randomuser gravatar imagerandomuser ( 2013-12-13 00:53:01 -0500 )edit

@randomuser,I use kde.but will give gnome a try!

rihnapstor gravatar imagerihnapstor ( 2014-01-17 07:51:29 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-12-07 00:12:05 -0500

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I think that you need to install the following package:

# yum install python3-gobject

because the program kazam uses Python 3, but I'm not sure, so try this and tell me if you succeeded :)

HTH,

Germán.

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