"no module named kivy" import error in ubuntu 14.04

Laura Creighton lac at openend.se
Mon Aug 17 06:14:03 CEST 2015

In a message of Sun, 16 Aug 2015 20:19:49 -0700, rurpy--- via Python-list write
>On Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 8:00:14 PM UTC-6, Chris Angelico wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 5:16 AM, shiva upreti <katewinslet626 at gmail.com> 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.
>> use pip (maybe inside a virtualenv). It'll chug for a while and
>> then give you what you need.
>Umm, actually no...
>| ~# pip3 install kivy
>| Downloading/unpacking kivy
>|   Downloading Kivy-1.9.0.tar.gz (16.2MB): 16.2MB downloaded
>|   Running setup.py (path:/tmp/pip-build-m40337r5/kivy/setup.py) egg_info for package kivy
>|     Traceback (most recent call last):
>|       File "<string>", line 17, in <module>
>|       File "/tmp/pip-build-m40337r5/kivy/setup.py", line 173, in <module>
>|         from Cython.Distutils import build_ext
>|    ImportError: No module named 'Cython'    
>|     Cython is missing, its required for compiling kivy !
>(on Fedora-21 where no kivy repo package is available)

If you scroll down

there are instructions for Fedora as well.


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