[Tutor] pip stopped working gives error
jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Fri May 4 22:47:29 EDT 2018
On 05/03/2018 03:48 PM, Mats Wichmann wrote:
> On 05/03/2018 02:27 PM, Jim wrote:
>>> I heard distutils may have been split out... see if you have a package
>>> python3-distutils and if not installed, can you install it?
>> I have:
>> //usr/lib/python3.6/distutils, but no python3-distutils.
>> Checking in Synaptic there is no python3-distutils but there is a
> it was a guess... this change seems to have just happened in Ubuntu
> (bionic/18.04 only), perhaps that's not the thing affecting you in Mint
> $ dpkg -l python3-distutils
> |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
> ||/ Name Version
> Architecture Description
> ii python3-distutils 3.6.5-3 all
> distutils package for Python 3.x
> $ dpkg -L python3 | grep sysconfig
> $ dpkg -L python3-distutils | grep sysconfig
I don't know if I missed it or a late update pulled it in but I just did
sudo apt install python3-distutils and now my problem is fixed.
Thanks to you and Zachary for helping me out.
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