"no module named kivy" import error in ubuntu 14.04

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Sun Aug 16 21:27:12 CEST 2015

On 2015-08-16 20:16, shiva upreti wrote:
> Hi
> I am new to linux. I tried various things in attempt to install kivy. I installed python 2.7.10 (I think python3 was already installed in ubuntu 14.04). Then i downloaded kivy from https://pypi.python.org/packages/source/K/Kivy/Kivy-1.9.0.tar.gz, extracted it and tried to execute "python setup.py" inside the kivy folder. But it showed the error "no module named cython". Then I tried installing cython, it installed successfully but the command "python setup.py" still gave the error "no module named cython".
> Finally I installed kivy using instructions on this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mypVFCIIZtw. Now when i try to run the following commands:
> "$ cd <path to kivy-examples> (I used the actual path, i.e., "/usr/share/kivy-examples")
>   $ cd demo/touchtracer
>   $ python main.py"
> I am still getting the error:"ImportError: No module named kivy".
> Any help will be highly appreciated.
> Thanks.
Do you know which Python they were installed into? Was it the system
Python (you should probably leave that one alone) or the one that you
installed? And which one is it trying to run?

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