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From: "Martin Schöön" <martin.schoon@gmail.com>
To: Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode Mailinglist <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: after installing python3.6 on Ubuntu 16.04, org files open with errors
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 2021 10:59:28 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAHxk2pAzUF8wmZqWp3KbH2-78NS8LRtWo4A7-z7L4hgmB_sRrg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <875yswn5zj.fsf@gmail.com>

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I learned the hard way not to mix distro installed Python with pip
installed Python. I now always use "pip install --user
 <some package>" to keep things sane.

/Martin

On Sat, 13 Nov 2021 at 03:29, Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> 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.

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-11-13 10:00 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
2021-11-13  9:59   ` Martin Schöön [this message]
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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