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bug #42812: "Critical: cannot read console output" on startup in Win7

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Sat 19 Jul 2014 09:10:29 AM UTC  
Category:  GUI Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  None
Status:  Duplicate Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Patzwahl Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  3.8.1
Operating System:  Microsoft Windows

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Sun 22 Feb 2015 06:51:16 PM UTC, comment #3:

No further information on this bug report. Assuming it is a duplicate of the referenced bug and closing.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Sat 19 Jul 2014 11:48:31 AM UTC, comment #2:

Hello Manfred,
I guess this is a duplicate of bug #41733. Can you try Torstens hint (delete c:\users\USER\.config\octave\qt-settings (after having made a backup))

Andreas Weber <andy1978>
Project Member
Sat 19 Jul 2014 10:48:00 AM UTC, comment #1:

Hello Manfred Patzwahl,

Write ENGLISH please! Not everyone here speaks German, but I don't use Octave with Win7, so I cannot help you.

This is also the wrong place to obtain help from the community. Consider using the Help-Mailing-List. https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/support.html

Tell us there how did you setup your system, where you got you installer from and alike.


Kai Torben Ohlhus <siko1056>
Project Member
Sat 19 Jul 2014 09:10:29 AM UTC, original submission:

ich benutze Octave privat auf einem Win7 Rechner und erhalte beim Start immer die nachfolgende Meldung:

"Critical: cannot read console output
GNU Octave, version 3.8.1
Copyright (C) 2014 John W. Eaton and others.
This is free software; see the source code for copying conditions.
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. For details, type 'warranty'.

Octave was configured for "i686-w64-mingw32".

Additional information about Octave is available at http://www.octave.org."

Manfred Patzwahl



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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2015-02-22 mtmiller CategoryNone => GUI
        StatusNone => Duplicate
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2014-07-19 andy1978 SummaryStartup meldung => "Critical: cannot read console output" on startup in Win7

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