Wf Pro 2.4.3.1 fails to load in Linux Ubuntu
Thread poster: Tommaso Benzi

Tommaso Benzi  Identity Verified
Dominican Republic
Local time: 16:33
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Sep 26, 2011

Hi all,
I've recently downloaded the latest Wf Pro release in Ubuntu and it has worked perfectly until this morning. Now I click on the Wordfast icon, the splash screen is displayed (Wf Pro Copyright 2007-2011 etc.) but then the software fails to load. I tried to re-download the Wf package but that didn't solve the problem. Ubuntu version is 11.04 with the latest updates.
Many thanks for any suggestions.

Tommaso


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Ruslan Samoylyuk  Identity Verified
Ukraine
Local time: 22:33
Member (2010)
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Same problem Sep 26, 2011

Tommaso Benzi wrote:

Hi all,
I've recently downloaded the latest Wf Pro release in Ubuntu and it has worked perfectly until this morning. Now I click on the Wordfast icon, the splash screen is displayed (Wf Pro Copyright 2007-2011 etc.) but then the software fails to load. I tried to re-download the Wf package but that didn't solve the problem. Ubuntu version is 11.04 with the latest updates.
Many thanks for any suggestions.

Tommaso



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I had the same problem recently. I emailed Wordfast support on this issue. They advised me to "ask the question in the yahoo community". Needless to say that I just switched to another CAT tool.


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Yasmin Moslem  Identity Verified
Egypt
Local time: 22:33
English to Arabic
wf_workspace Sep 26, 2011

Tommaso Benzi wrote:

I've recently downloaded the latest Wf Pro release in Ubuntu and it has worked perfectly until this morning. Now I click on the Wordfast icon, the splash screen is displayed (Wf Pro Copyright 2007-2011 etc.) but then the software fails to load. I tried to re-download the Wf package but that didn't solve the problem. Ubuntu version is 11.04 with the latest updates.


Dear Tommaso,

You say that WFP used to work for you perfectly on your Linux so far. That is why I wonder if the new installation was corrupted.

In your Home Folder, please go to "View" menu and check "Show Hidden Files" to be able to see .wf_workplace. Change the name of the folder (you can later delete it) and then try to install the latest version again.

I hope this helps. Please let me know.

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Best regards,
Yasmin Moslem

Wordfast Support Team
www.wordfast.com | www.wordfast.net


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Tommaso Benzi  Identity Verified
Dominican Republic
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problem solved Sep 26, 2011

Hi Yasmin,
I tried your solution and it seems to be working, thanks a lot!

Tommaso


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