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Old 01-26-2011, 07:55 AM   #1
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Distribution: Ubuntu 10.4
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Question A Problem with "wxPython".

Hi Everybody,

I have installed wxPython on my Ubuntu 9.10. But when I type
"import wxPython" in "python environment it returns the following

Does it need a PATH to be added in ".bashrc"? If so what should I write as a PATH for it?

I would be very grateful for any help.

With best regards,

>>> import wxPython
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
File "/scisoft/lib/python2.5/site-packages/wx-2.8-gtk2-ansi/wxPython/", line 15, in <module>
import _wx
File "/scisoft/lib/python2.5/site-packages/wx-2.8-gtk2-ansi/wxPython/", line 3, in <module>
from _core import *
File "/scisoft/lib/python2.5/site-packages/wx-2.8-gtk2-ansi/wxPython/", line 15, in <module>
import wx._core
File "/scisoft/lib/python2.5/site-packages/wx-2.8-gtk2-ansi/wx/", line 45, in <module>
from wx._core import *
File "/scisoft/lib/python2.5/site-packages/wx-2.8-gtk2-ansi/wx/", line 4, in <module>
import _core_
ImportError: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Last edited by msbstar; 01-26-2011 at 08:01 AM.
Old 01-26-2011, 08:11 AM   #2
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Do the following:

$ find /usr -name*
I have versoin .4 and my import wx and wxPython works fine. So, you will have to either create the link pointing to that or find out why your install is a bit "old". It works fine on mine and I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 on this machine.


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