Python 2.4 and 2.5 are installed

Florian Diesch diesch at
Fri Nov 3 14:51:25 UTC 2006

Duncan Lithgow <duncan at> wrote:

> I upgraded from 6.06 to 6.10 around knot 4, and now one of my apps
> (gramps2.2) is complaining that I should be using python 2.5. So I
> checked in Synaptic and to my surprise found that I have both 2.4 and
> 2.5 installed. If I try and remove Python 2.4 Synaptic wants to take a
> long list of important things with it.
> What do I do?

It's no problem to have multiple version of Python installed.

To make gramps use Python 2.5 open the executable in an editor. The
first line should look like
#!/usr/bin/env python

Change this to
#!/usr/bin/env python2.5


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