Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 253467
No shortcut for idle
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:13 EST
Description of problem:
There isn't a direct means of starting idle
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Look for a direct way to start idle
There isn't one
There should be a direct way to start idle
I wrote a bash script to do this.
Change SCRIPT_PATH to a directory you can write to in your PATH and PYTHON_VER
to whatever version of Python you have installed.
cat >$SCRIPT_PATH/idle << EOF
/usr/bin/python -tt /usr/lib/python$PYTHON_VER/idlelib/idle.py
chmod a+x $SCRIPT_PATH/idle
I prefer to define PYTHON_VER in my ~/.bashrc, but whatever you think best.
Now when you wish to start idle you can use
or in konsole