[Lazarus] Lazarus crashes on launch - Ubuntu

Paul Breneman list2010 at BrenemanLabs.com
Wed Mar 20 11:07:38 CET 2019

On 3/20/2019 5:02 AM, Mick Arundell via lazarus wrote:
> Hi Team
> I've recently install Lazarus 1.8.2, fpc 4.0.4 using normal apt-get 
> routines
> Ubuntu is Linux wildone 4.15.0-46-generic #49-Ubuntu SMP Wed Feb 6 
> 09:33:07 UTC 2019 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> On launch an Access Violation message box jumps up "Access violation, 
> Press OK to ignore and risk data corruption. Press Abort to kill the 
> program"
> Can anyone diagnose the problem for me or tell me how to find the fault 
> please?
> I inspected /etc/lazarus/environmentoptions.xml and found that this set 
> of directories do not exist
>          <Item1 Value="/usr/local/bin/fpc"/>
>          <Item2 Value="/usr/bin/fpc"/>
>          <Item3 Value="/opt/fpc/fpc"/>
> I have already removed and reloaded several times. What should I do next?
> Thank you in advance, Mick Arundell

I think I fixed that last year on my Xubuntu system by starting Lazarus 
as root.  It needed root to update something.  Once it updated something 
I could start it okay as a normal user from then on.


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