This is a known harmless bug. You try to open a window that is already open. We didn't come round to fixing it yet.

Note that you are running an old version of GRAMPS, present version is 2.2.9, you find an ubuntu package via


2007/12/11, Paul G. Taylor <>:

I attach a bug report from a first run of GRAMPS.  Hope this is of some


PS. Here is another bug report : --

User Information:

Doing a compare of potential merges after importing a GEDCOM file.

Error Details:

9663840: ERROR: line 148: Unhandled exception
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/gramps/plugins/", line 177, in
  File "/usr/share/gramps/plugins/", line 539, in __init__
  File "/usr/share/gramps/", line 315, in __init__
    raise Errors.WindowActiveError('This window is already active')
WindowActiveError: This window is already active

System Information:

Python version: 2.5.1 (r251:54863, May  2 2007, 16:56:35) [GCC 4.1.2
(Ubuntu 4.1.2-0ubuntu4)]
BSDDB version:
Gramps version: 2.2.6-1
OS: Linux
Distribution: 2.6.20-16-generic

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