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pip3 -V
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/pip3", line 9, in <module>
    from pip import main
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/pip/__init__.py", line 14, in <module>
    from pip.utils import get_installed_distributions, get_prog
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/pip/utils/__init__.py", line 23, in <module>
    from pip.locations import (
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/pip/locations.py", line 9, in <module>
    from distutils import sysconfig
ImportError: cannot import name 'sysconfig'
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It seems your Python installation was incomplete/broken, launch your terminal by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T and run following command:

sudo apt install python3-distutils

This will install the required package to fix the error, as you can see on your error output.

Source: https://github.com/pypa/pip/issues/5356

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