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I've been trying to install a python script, which is an extension for docky from here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/docky/+bug/528777 (first commenter) but when I try to install it with this

jack@nc6400B:~/Downloads$ python empathy_badge.py install

I get this fault

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "empathy_badge.py", line 24, in <module>
    from docky.docky import DockyItem, DockySink
ImportError: No module named docky.docky

Does anyone know what it means, and how do I install it. Is it because I'm trying to install it from my Downloads folder, and what does it mean "No module named docky.docky"?

Edit: I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 under Gnome Shell, if it's any help.

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Do you have docky installed? –  Kris Harper Oct 26 '11 at 20:25
    
@root45 Yes, it's installed –  Jack Fifield Oct 26 '11 at 20:32
    
Then the docky.docky module was not contained in the docky package or any of its dependencies. Your best bet is to ask for help on the bug report –  Anarci Oct 26 '11 at 22:11
    
Paste this into your terminal: locate docky.docky what is the result? –  Matt Oct 26 '11 at 22:32
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Voted to close as this question relates to a specific issue that would be best dealt with as a bug report. Unlikely to be an issue for others and unlikely to find an answer. –  Richard Holloway Feb 27 '12 at 9:45
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TO install a new helper you should just be able to open docky by clicking on the Left-most dock icon, selecting the "Helpers" tab and clicking install. It seemed to work for me when I tried it with that .py file, although I had to put it in a .tar first. To do that just right click the empathy_badge.py, select compress, select ".tar" as the extension and then install it using the above method.

I'm not 100% certain that this works, but it should be something along these lines.

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Didn't work, I have a feeling it's something to do with the "No module named docky.docky" though, so I'll try it again after I get that sorted –  Jack Fifield Oct 27 '11 at 10:29
    
@JackFifield: Did you get the "No module named docky.docky" error sorted and try the answer suggested by zookalicious? –  Richard Holloway Feb 24 '12 at 11:36
    
@RichardHolloway No, I never got it sorted, but I no longer use docky any more. I'll keep the question open though encase anyone else stumbles upon it. –  Jack Fifield Feb 25 '12 at 11:59
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