My use of QGis Desktop is occassional; when I do use it, I construct
layers using PostGIS & PostgreSQL.
The key component that facilitates this in QGis is a Python plugin called
When I started Qgis today, there was an error message that appeared
something like this:
Couldn't load PyQGIS. Python support will be disabled.
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "", line 1, in
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/qgis/gui/__init__.py", line 27,
from qgis._gui import *
RuntimeError: the PyQt4.QtCore module failed to register with the sip
2.7.15 (default, Oct 15 2018, 15:26:09)
[GCC 8.2.1 20180801 (Red Hat 8.2.1-2)]
2.18.20 'Las Palmas', exported
After clicking away the error away, the existing layers that I had built
using PostGIS/PostgreSQL were still available in my key critical project.
However, when I went to look for DB Manager, it wasn't available.
After some searching, I upgraded to QGIS 3.6 from a non-Fedora repository
(the guidance is here:
and now I have access to the DB Manager functionality.
Is the Fedora/QGis community aware of this issue?