This is my second day with Ubuntu, so please bear with me: I installed Comix, it appears in the Applications / Graphics Menu; I also installed unrar-free from the Synaptic Package Manager. So that's that.
Now, if I double click a .cbr file, it opens Ciomix, only to have it immediately close after a second, if I open Comix, and then load a file it will open, but the thumbnail navigator and the main window just show a template image of a film frame in black.
What Can I do? I am using the most recent distro of Ubuntu, and this problem happens, both in a laptop and a desktop.
Can you run it from a terminal to get more details?
To open a terminal : Accessories>Terminal
Then type: comix
then hit return.
Comix should popup, then try to open an archive untill it crash, and finally post a new message here containing the log from terminal.
Just ran Comix from the terminal, and it did load, same as if I had selected it from the Apps Menu; it only crashes when I double click a .cbr file.
So apart from the crash, the problem still is if I open Comix, and then load a file it will open, but the thumbnail navigator and the main window just show a template image of a film frame in black.
Yes I knew it will crash even if you ran it from a terminal ^^
The point was you to bring back to us the messages you get from the terminal! they can be very helpfull!
What version of Comix are you using? You should also use the "unrar" package, not the "unrar-free" one (though it should never crash regardless).
I just installed unrar, and removed unrar-free, and now everything works great.
1.) Doki, when I ran it from the terminal just as you suggested, it did not crash; therefore I did not post the message from the terminal.
2.) As for the version of Comix, it is 4.0.1.