Arch linux problem with wxpython, reverting to works fine (KiCad nightly)


after installing package updates as usual, KiCad got completely unusable. Didn’t render UI Buttons in Cvpcb and PCB Layout and eventually completely crashed.

By looking into my update history I could resolve this issue by reverting wxpython to

Tried the following nightly builds:


Do someone know if this issue is already taken care of?

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I assume you already know this, but the right place to report is the bugtracker not the user forum:

I reported a bug here, please help with adding info about findings or preferably even patches for this.

This is an Arch Linux issue, they changed the wxpython package from gtk2 to gtk3. Install wxpython-gtk2 from AUR instead.


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