"no module named kivy" import error in ubuntu 14.04

Rustom Mody rustompmody at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 04:51:50 CEST 2015

On Monday, August 17, 2015 at 7:30:14 AM UTC+5:30, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 5:16 AM, shiva upreti wrote:
> > 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.
> As Laura said, the preferred way to install under Ubuntu would be to
> use apt-get. But if you want to install directly from PyPI, the best
> way is to use pip. Those are two package managers, which remove from
> you the hassle of hunting down all the different dependencies, like
> Cython. Try apt-get first, and if that doesn't do what you're looking
> for, use pip (maybe inside a virtualenv). It'll chug for a while and
> then give you what you need.

Its not vanilla apt-get but ppa-apt-get (as Laura's link indicates)

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