Python version

Neil Winchurst neil at
Fri Jun 15 15:23:40 UTC 2007

On Fri, 15 Jun 2007 09:46:52 -0300
Derek Broughton <news at> wrote:

> >> I have gramps, and I have python2.5 and python2.4.  Python links to 2.5. 
> >> No problems here.
> >> --
> >> derek
> >> 
> > Well, I have followed the suggestions. 'Python' now points to v2.5.
> > Then I tried re-installing the new version of Gramps. And guess what,
> > it still complains that I only have version 2.4 of python and I need
> > version 2.5. Strange. However it seems to run OK. Baffled.
> Which version of Gramps is this?  Maybe I don't have the same version.
> -- 
> derek
Version 2.2.8. I downloaded the deb file from the Gramps site,
gramps_2.2.8-1ubuntu1_all.deb and tried to install it. I get an error
message about the wrong version of python and have to enter 'exit' to
finish. The new version of Gramps seems to run OK, but if I look at it
in Adept Manager it is marked as Broken. When there are any updates to
run Adept will also remove Gramps automatically and I have to

What is so frustrating is that I *do* have the required version of
Python available on my computer.

Neil Winchurst

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