wording on first run of twinkle-console could be improved

Bug #1533561 reported by Rolf Leggewie on 2016-01-13
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This bug affects 28 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Twinkle (SIP Client)
Unknown
Unknown
twinkle (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

twinkle relies on creating the configuration from the GUI. When twinkle-console runs without any configuration present it outputs "Critical: Cannot open file for reading: /home/user/.twinkle/twinkle.cfg" The wording could be improved. It should say something along the lines of "Copy a working configuration from somewhere else or run the GUI at least once to create the configuration file".

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in twinkle (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Rolf Leggewie (r0lf) on 2016-01-13
Changed in twinkle (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Critical
importance: Critical → Low
VanillaMozilla (vanillamozilla) wrote :

Just for the record, "Twinkle not working" is a duplicate of this bug. This is quite a bit more important than "wording on first run of twinkle-console could be improved". I can confirm that it doesn't work at all, even with a valid profile. Opinions may vary, I would call that a critical bug.

Murz (murznn) wrote :

How can I create default twinkle.cfg file via command-line, for succesfully run Twinkle GUI?

Frédéric Brière (fbriere) wrote :

Hi, Twinkle upstream co-maintainer here. That's a very good point, Rolf, so I have opened a corresponding issue for this at https://github.com/LubosD/twinkle/issues/156. Thanks!

Frédéric Brière (fbriere) wrote :

VanillaMozilla: If Twinkle fails to run even with a valid profile, this is a different matter, and you should definitely file a new bug.

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