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Need to 'import gtk' on Ubuntu 20.04, what do I need?


On 7/23/20 2:41 PM, Chris Green wrote:
> I have recently upgraded my desktop system from ubuntu 19.10 to ubuntu
> 20.04.  I have some Oki printer/scanner driver software that is
> written in Python 2 and, although python 2 is still installed on my
> system it's no longer the default python and the Oki software no
> longer runs.
> 
> The error I am getting is:-
> 
>     chris at esprimo$ ./scantool.py
>     Traceback (most recent call last):
>       File "./scantool.py", line 52, in <module>
>         import gtk
>     ImportError: No module named gtk
> 
> So what do I need to install on my Ubuntu 20.04 system to provide the
> gtk module?  

Someone has made a PPA with the python2 pygtk2 package:

https://launchpad.net/~nrbrtx/+archive/ubuntu/python2-stuff

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nrbrtx/python2-stuff
sudo apt-get install python-gtk2

I can't vouch for the source, so use at your own risk.