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From: Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: after installing python3.6 on Ubuntu 16.04, org files open with errors
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 2021 13:22:42 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <875yswn5zj.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <878rxtkolr.fsf@mat.ucm.es>


Uwe Brauer <oub@mat.ucm.es> writes:

> Hi
>
> I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and I installed python3.6 (which is not
> officially supported for that Ubuntu version via 
> https://askubuntu.com/questions/865554/how-do-i-install-python-3-6-using-apt-get
>
> I also installed 
>
> sudo -H python3.6 -m pip install jupyter
> sudo -H python3.6 -m pip install pexpect
> sudo -H python3.6 -m pip install matlab_kernel
>
>
> Now however I cannot open even simple org files, I obtain errors I attach
> and most of my keybinding and other things do not work.
>
> Any help is strongly appreciated.
>
> Regards
>

The whole transition from v2.x to v3.x for python has been a terrible
mess. Version issues are the most frustrating aspect of Python and one
reason I've never embraced the language.

Given that Ubuntu 16.04 was end of life in April 2021, my recommendation
would be to upgrade to ubuntu 21.04. That version seems to have a more
consistent Python environment (based on v3). It also has newer ciaro,
hafbuzz and other libs used by Emacs which will likely work better and
once Emacs 28.0 is released, will have the gccjit libs necessary for
native comp etc. 


  reply	other threads:[~2021-11-13  2:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-12 22:15 Uwe Brauer
2021-11-13  2:22 ` Tim Cross [this message]
2021-11-13  9:59   ` Martin Schöön
2021-11-13 15:39     ` Uwe Brauer
2021-11-13 13:31   ` Max Nikulin
2021-11-13 15:48     ` Uwe Brauer
2021-11-13 15:38   ` Uwe Brauer
2021-11-13 18:39     ` Tim Cross
2021-11-14 17:12       ` Max Nikulin
2021-11-14 17:43         ` Uwe Brauer
2021-11-14 17:49 ` [downgrading to matlab 2019a and using 3.5 NOW does not work neither] (was: after installing python3.6 on Ubuntu 16.04, org files open with errors) Uwe Brauer
2021-11-15 13:31   ` [SOLVED] (was: [downgrading to matlab 2019a and using 3.5 NOW does not work neither]) Uwe Brauer
2021-11-15 14:51     ` Max Nikulin

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