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What is the easiest way to install PySide in Ubuntu 13.04? There is a link to a PPA in their binary packages section but it does not have packages for Raring.

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I've only just noticed that there's a raft of python-pyside packages in the repos. Currently version 1.1.2 (the same as their latest PPA version for Precise).

$ apt-cache search ^python3?-pyside
python-pyside - Python bindings for Qt4 (big metapackage)
python-pyside.phonon - Qt 4 Phonon module - Python bindings
python-pyside.qtcore - Qt 4 core module - Python bindings
python-pyside.qtdeclarative - Qt 4 Declarative module - Python bindings
python-pyside.qtgui - Qt 4 GUI module - Python bindings
python-pyside.qthelp - Qt 4 help module - Python bindings
python-pyside.qtnetwork - Qt 4 network module - Python bindings
python-pyside.qtopengl - Qt 4 OpenGL module - Python bindings
python-pyside.qtscript - Qt 4 script module - Python bindings
python-pyside.qtsql - Qt 4 SQL module - Python bindings
python-pyside.qtsvg - Qt 4 SVG module - Python bindings
python-pyside.qttest - Qt 4 test module - Python bindings
python-pyside.qtuitools - Qt 4 UI tools module - Python bindings
python-pyside.qtwebkit - Qt 4 WebKit module - Python bindings
python-pyside.qtxml - Qt 4 XML module - Python bindings
python3-pyside - Python3 bindings for Qt4 (big metapackage)
python3-pyside.phonon - Qt 4 Phonon module - Python3 bindings
python3-pyside.qtcore - Qt 4 core module - Python3 bindings
python3-pyside.qtdeclarative - Qt 4 Declarative module - Python3 bindings
python3-pyside.qtgui - Qt 4 GUI module - Python3 bindings
python3-pyside.qthelp - Qt 4 help module - Python3 bindings
python3-pyside.qtnetwork - Qt 4 network module - Python3 bindings
python3-pyside.qtopengl - Qt 4 OpenGL module - Python3 bindings
python3-pyside.qtscript - Qt 4 script module - Python3 bindings
python3-pyside.qtsql - Qt 4 SQL module - Python3 bindings
python3-pyside.qtsvg - Qt 4 SVG module - Python3 bindings
python3-pyside.qttest - Qt 4 test module - Python3 bindings
python3-pyside.qtuitools - Qt 4 UI tools module - Python3 bindings
python3-pyside.qtwebkit - Qt 4 WebKit module - Python3 bindings
python3-pyside.qtxml - Qt 4 XML module - Python3 bindings

Regarding the installation issues, if you have extra repositories installed, they may be borking up the process. Make sure your apt-cache policy python-pyside looks vaguely like the following:

  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 1.1.2-1ubuntu1
  Version table:
     1.1.2-1ubuntu1 0
        500 raring/universe amd64 Packages

If you have extra sources and they're providing the candidate and they don't work, that'll break installation.

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It says Package python-pyside is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source E: Package 'python-pyside' has no installation candidate – Archisman Panigrahi Aug 30 '13 at 9:47
That isn't what it says here. I've added an edit about sources. – Oli Aug 30 '13 at 9:56
For me it looks like this python-pyside: Installed: (none) Candidate: (none) Version table: So, what should I do now? I have removed the PPA. – Archisman Panigrahi Aug 30 '13 at 10:13
@apandada1 That suggests you don't have the universe repository enabled. Fix that here. – Oli Aug 30 '13 at 13:17
♦ I do have universe enabled. – Archisman Panigrahi Aug 31 '13 at 8:16

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