import problem in tkinter
__peter__ at web.de
Fri Oct 30 19:57:31 CET 2009
Dave Angel wrote:
> Jebegnana das wrote:
>> import _tkinter # If this fails your Python may not be configured for Tk
>> I'm using python3 in linux. In windows tkinter is working fine but in
>> mandriva linux spring 2009 it fails to import. Can you please tell me
>> step-by-step on how to fix this issue? In python3.1 home page the
>> description is not clear or it can't be understood by the beginner. As
>> i'm a beginner for programming python in linux please help me out. I
>> want to know what is the thing i missed during installation. I've done
>> the things correctly as mentioned in the python readme text inside the
>> python3.1 tarball file. While searching the net i found out that if i
>> want to fix this issue i've to uninstall and install it again. what
>> should i do now?
>> With Regards,
>> Jebagnana Das.A,
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> Is the working Windows version the same, or is it 2.x ? The import name
> for tkinter changed from Tkinter in 2.x to tkinter in 3.x. I don't
> think you ever need to import _tkinter directly.
> If you've tried
> import tkinter
> and it fails in Python 3.x, then the next thing to do is look in the
> install directory. For 3.x, in the Lib directory, look for a
> subdirectory called tkinter. If it's there, and if it contains the file
> __init__.py, then tkinter is supposedly installed.
> If it's really a Linux problem, I can't help further.
The necessary include files for tcl/tk are probably not found during the
build process. These are in packages called tk-dev, tk-devel or similar, and
can be installed using the distribution's package manager. After that Python
can be built with Tkinter support. Note that you have to repeat all steps
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