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Re: reverting 0.67-rc2


Some progress with the revert. I give some details, in case others also want to revert to an old version.
To uninstall a python package installed via setup.py, follow instructions below. Basically, this advises re-downloading the package files (if needed), then re-running setup.py with a flag so it will tell what files it installed and where, then deleting those files. See     https://ofswiki.org/wiki/Uninstalling_setup.py_install
I did that, and indeed my earlier zim install ran. However, the delete (as it is wont to do), leaves some vestigial empty directories (or trees) in /usr/local/share/zim. (By 'trees' I mean there may be some directories with no non-directory descendants.) So (recursively) delete those (or just rename them).
You might also have to delete (or rename) ~/.cache/zim/notebook-usr_local_share_zim_manual.
(BTW, of course it's best to do this without zim running. Also, if you uninstalled older versions of zim, you'll have to reinstall them. Might even need uninstall then reinstall to get a clean setup.)
(One other thing: you may want to prevent your software updating process from updating zim. I found putting a 'hold' on zim didn't work. So I took out the zim repository from the list the updating process checks.)

On Friday, June 23, 2017, 5:26:24 PM PDT, mc <mc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

 Just as another datapoint in case it is helpful,
 I have found Zim 0.67-rc2 from 
 http://ppa.launchpad.net/jaap.karssenberg/zim/ubuntu trusty main
 on Kubuntu 14.04
 completely stable. No crashes or hangs.
 I have the links-moving problem 
 but it is otherwise working well.
  On 2017-06-24 04:56, Loren Rosen wrote:
  I'd like to go back to 0.65, because 0.67-rc2 has too many bugs (amongst other things, it crashes or hangs 2-4 times a day; sometimes along with the apparent gui hang zim will use 100% of one the CPU cores). (Think some of the bugs are in 0.66 too.) 
  Anyway, I've tried various things, but 0.67-rc2 is still around. I'm handy with the command-line, but I'm hoping to avoid having to delete everything zim-related via 'find' (except my notebooks) and then reinstall the deb file. 
  This is on ubuntu 16.04  
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