[wingide-users] Cannot start debugger

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Fri Dec 18 09:08:40 MST 2009

Neill Cox wrote:
> I'm a brand new owner of Wing IDE.  I've been using a trial version
> for the last little while on 32bit XP, but am now having some problems
> on 64bit Ubuntu.
> I'm running Python3.1 on Ubuntu 9.10 with QT4 and cannot get the
> debugger to start.
> The error I get is:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "/usr/lib/wingide3.2/bin/
> wingdb.py", line 512, in main
>    netserver = FindNetServerModule(winghome, user_settings)
>  File "/usr/lib/wingide3.2/bin/wingdb.py", line 362, in FindNetServerModule
>    raise ImportError('Could not import netserver')
> ImportError: Could not import netserver
> wingdb.py: Error: Failed to start the debug server
> wingdb.py: Error: You may be running an unsupported version of Python
> wingdb.py: Python version = 3.1.1+ (r311:74480, Nov  2 2009, 15:45:00)

I suspect you've installed the 64-bit version of Wing but have a 32-bit
version of Python 3.1.1.  If you need to use 32-bit Python then you should
install the 32-bit version of Wing.  That version includes support for
both 32 and 64 bit Python.

Please let me know if this does not help.



Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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