How to download the stable version of wxPython for Ubuntu 16.04 and Python 2.7 version?

  • Is it a stable version ? I am already using python-wxgtk3.0 is already the newest version ( . But I don't know whether it's stable version or not. – Dinesh Apr 10 '18 at 7:00

To install the stable version of wxPython for Python 2.7 from the default Ubuntu repositories, open the terminal and type:

sudo apt install python-wxtools  # tools from the wxPython distribution  

wxPython 4.0.1 has been released. To get the GTK3 wxPython builds for Ubuntu 16.04 you can use a pip command like this:

sudo apt install python-pip  
sudo pip install -U \
    -f https://extras.wxpython.org/wxPython4/extras/linux/gtk3/ubuntu-16.04 \
  • I am unable to install. Getting E: Unable to locate package python-wxtools – Dinesh Apr 10 '18 at 7:03
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    @Dinesh The package python-wxtools is in the Universe repository. Can you check you have enabled it? – Melebius Apr 10 '18 at 7:05
  • After you have enabled the universe repository, the command apt policy python-wxtools should show that python-wxtools Candidate: is available to be installed. – karel Apr 10 '18 at 7:08

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