Bluefish for Windows

Written by James McDonald

August 17, 2010

Attempting to install Bluefish on Windows XP Pro SP3

I went here

http://code.google.com/p/bluefish-win/

Which sent me to here

http://sourceforge.net/projects/bluefish/files/

Which gave me a download link here

http://sourceforge.net/projects/bluefish/files/bluefish/2.0.0/Bluefish-2.0.0-1-setup.exe/download

So far so good…

Ran Bluefish-2.0.0-1-setup.exe

Which did the following:

Bluefish v2.0.0-1 Setup

Downloading gtk-runtime-2.14.7-rev.a.exe

Connecting…
GTK+ Download failed: download incomplete

http://internap.dl.sourceforge.net/project/pidgin/GTK%2B%…

It appears internap.dl.sourceforge.net is inaccessible at the moment. So…

Searched for gtk-runtime-2.14.7-rev.a.exe and downloaded it and installed separately

http://transact.dl.sourceforge.net/project/pidgin/GTK%2B%20for%20Windows/2.14.7%20Rev%20A/gtk-runtime-2.14.7-rev-a.exe

Then re-ran Bluefish-2.0.0-1-setup.exe and it works.

I must say the upgrade of Bluefish for Windows from 1.x to 2 is well worth it! Excellent improvements in Syntax highlighting, Auto complete and general useability

3 Comments

  1. pubi

    thx for this post… works well for me too…

    Reply
  2. shivani

    it was really helpful

    thank you

    shivani

    Reply
  3. Filjun

    Very helpful and it works. Thanks a lot!

    Reply

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