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'''Linux''' specific notes:
 
'''Linux''' specific notes:
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* Archlinux:
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** python-wxpython
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* Centos:
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** <code>sudo dnf install python-wxpython4</code> (or via software manager)
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* Debian:
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** the "grass-gui" package depends (automatically) on "python-wxgtk3.0"
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* Fedora:
 
* Fedora:
 
** <code>sudo dnf install python3-wxpython4</code> (or via software manager)
 
** <code>sudo dnf install python3-wxpython4</code> (or via software manager)
* openSuSe: python3-wxPython, see discussion in https://forums.opensuse.org/showthread.php/542338-grass-7-8-from-the-science-package (and elsewhere - TODO: any better solution?)
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* openSuSe:
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** python3-wxPython needed, see discussion in https://forums.opensuse.org/showthread.php/542338-grass-7-8-from-the-science-package (and elsewhere - TODO: any better solution?)
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* Slackware:
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** please add
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* Ubuntu:
 
* Ubuntu:
 
** <code>sudo apt-get install python3-wxgtk4.0</code> (or via software manager)
 
** <code>sudo apt-get install python3-wxgtk4.0</code> (or via software manager)
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'''Mac''':
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* please add
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'''Windows''':
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* .. error should not happen since wxPython is included in the GRASS GIS Windows installer.
  
 
'''Conda''' related notes (note that many user actually do not use conda):
 
'''Conda''' related notes (note that many user actually do not use conda):

Latest revision as of 01:29, 6 May 2021

Q: I'm trying to start the graphical user interface but it tells me

ERROR: wxGUI requires wxPython. No module named 'wx'

A: The solution depends on the operating system in use. In general, the package "python3-wxPython" (naming may vary) is needed.

Things to verify:

  • do you use Anaconda? Please check if you have colliding Python versions. If not, read on below.

Linux specific notes:

  • Archlinux:
    • python-wxpython
  • Centos:
    • sudo dnf install python-wxpython4 (or via software manager)
  • Debian:
    • the "grass-gui" package depends (automatically) on "python-wxgtk3.0"
  • Fedora:
    • sudo dnf install python3-wxpython4 (or via software manager)
  • Slackware:
    • please add
  • Ubuntu:
    • sudo apt-get install python3-wxgtk4.0 (or via software manager)

Mac:

  • please add

Windows:

  • .. error should not happen since wxPython is included in the GRASS GIS Windows installer.

Conda related notes (note that many user actually do not use conda):