Am 17.07.2014 01:23, schrieb Philstix:
> I just installed POV-Ray (for the first time) from the Ubuntu repositories via
> Synaptic, and I tried to run the example script, but I get errors.
> So it appears that the installation is completely misconfigured. I find it hard
> to believe that I'm the first person to encounter this issue but a series of
> searches has failed to find any reference to this problem.
> Is there some way to fix this?
I am not a Unix istall expert, but my first advice would be to tell the
Ubuntu maintainer for the POV-Ray package about the errors. (They might
ultimately concact us in turn to fix the issue in a joint effort, but
for now the buck should go to them.)
As a workaround, the following should (hopefully) get you going:
Alternatively, creating a directory "~/.povray/3.7/", and copying
everything from "etc/povray/3.7/" there should give you the same
results, plus allow you to manipulate povray.conf and povray.ini to suit
your personal taste & needs (including changing the path to the
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