[Glitch?] Python has just stopped working

Christian Gollwitzer auriocus at gmx.de
Tue Feb 16 15:13:29 EST 2016

Am 16.02.16 um 17:19 schrieb Theo Hamilton:
> I woke up two days ago to find out that python literally won't work any
> more. I have looked everywhere, asked multiple Stack Overflow questions,
> and am ready to give up. Whenever I run python (3.5), I get the following
> message:
> Fatal Python error: Py_initialize: unable to load the file system codec
> ImportError: No module named 'encodings'

Can it be that you have just set a strange locale? What happens if you 
run it as

	LANG=C python



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