[Idle-dev] Configuring IDLE for Python 3.2.2 on Ubuntu
kevin at kevinturnercareer.com
Wed Oct 19 21:14:12 CEST 2011
Thank you, I have it working now! I do need to include the path to IDLE for
it to work which suprises me since it is located in /usr/bin
> How did you install Python and IDLE? On my 32-bit Ubuntu 11.04 VM, idle3
> works for me, although it looks like I only have Python 3.2, possibly not
> 3.2.2. Some details you might compare to your own setup:
> /usr/bin/idle3 is an executable script provided by the "idle3" package.
> /usr/bin/idle3 specifies /usr/bin/python3 as its interpreter.
> /usr/bin/python3 is a symlink to python3.2.
> The "idle3" package requires the "python3" and "python3-tk" packages. If
> installed it with "sudo apt-get install idle3", they will have been
> installed automatically.
> The Python 3 packages I have are "python3", "python3-minimal",
> "python3.2", "python3.2-minimal", and "idle3".
> As far as I can tell, IDLE uses sys.executable to determine the Python to
> launch for its shell, and this will always be the Python that IDLE itself
> running in.
> On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 12:23 AM, MusicKev <kevin at kevinturnercareer.com>
>> Ned Deily wrote:
>>> In article <32642225.post at talk.nabble.com>,
>>> MusicKev <kevin at kevinturnercareer.com> wrote:
>>>> I have Python 2.7 and python 3.2.2 installed on my system. There is a
>>>> of IDLE installed for each version of Python but they all open Python
>>>> How can I configure IDLE to open the Python 3.2.2 version?
>>> Try typing 'idle3' instead of 'idle'.
>>> Ned Deily,
>>> nad at acm.org
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>> Hi Ned,
>> Iidle3 from the terminal does not work. I get an error "IDLE can't import
>> Tkinter. Your Python may not be configured for Tk." Same error if I
>> type idle.
>> I can launch Python3 from the terminal.
>> I can launch IDLE 2.7.1 from the GUI. I am new to Linux and am a bit lost
>> trying to troubleshoot. It seems like an install problem or a
>> problem but I can't figure it out.
>> I have Python/IDLE3 working on Mac and Windows but I need it on Linux for
>> class project.
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