[Tkinter-discuss] Tkinter for Python 3.2.2 on Ubuntu

Wayne Werner waynejwerner at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 15:13:08 CEST 2011


On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 10:08 PM, Kevin Turner
<kevin at kevinturnercareer.com>wrote:

> Hello,****
>
> Can anyone point me to a version of Tkinter that I can install on a Ubuntu
> system? I am trying to get IDLE to work on this system using python 3.2.2
> but it is complaining that I need Tkinter for it to run. ****
>
> I have it working on Mac and Windows 7 but I can’t figure this out on my
> Ubuntu system. I do see a version for Python 2.x
>

I believe you want the python3-tk package:
http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=python3-tk

You should be able to simply do

$ sudo apt-get install python3-tk

Presuming of course that you have the right repositories enabled.

HTH,
Wayne

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