[Tutor] tkinter in Python 3

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Thu Aug 27 23:32:26 CEST 2015

On 27/08/15 18:21, Michael Thomas wrote:
> I'm trying to move a Python 2.x program to Python 3.x. When I try to import
> tkinter I get the error message that no module _tkinter can be found. I've
> tried sudo apt-get install python-tk.

Thats the Python2 version


apt-get install python3-tk

Note that there are a lot of changes in Tkinter in Python 3,
the modules are drastically rearranged and renamed.
Good luck.

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