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OpenCV 2.1 was first installed when I had the original python 2.6 and this works fine. However after getting the Python 3.1, it has no module called 'cv' after trying to import OpenCV. How to add these modules?

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According to this answer on StackOverflow, OpenCV doesn't support Python 3 and no one is working on Python 3 support either.

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Simply use import statement. First go to

$ cd /usr/local/lib/python2.6/site-packages/opencv

Then start python:

$ python
>>>  import cv.py

For any other help, refer http://blog.taesoo.org/?p=210 and http://opencv.willowgarage.com/documentation/python/introduction.html.

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First of all, you don't need to be in any particular folder to import the cv package. Second of all, the OP was asking for Python 3 instructions, and you are talking about Python 2.6. There is a world of difference there. –  GaRyu Jul 19 '12 at 10:54
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-1: this is just wrong Python coding and doesn't answer the question. –  Timo Jul 19 '12 at 11:03

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