I am installing pygame for Python3.2 because I want to do all the examples shown in a book, but on Ubuntu 12.04 I only have pygame for python version 2.7. But that is not as good as I want it. So I started to do it like here

But, when starting this command:

python3.2 config.py

there were this output:

PORTMIDI: not found
PORTTIME: not found
AVFORMAT: not found
SWSCALE : not found

What should I do, so I can install pygame without any problems ?


It looks like some Pygame dependencies are missing.

I'd suggest installing these packages:

  • libportmidi-dev - library for real-time MIDI input/output
  • libportmidi0 - library for real-time MIDI input/output
  • libavformat-dev - development files for libavformat
  • libavformat52 - ffmpeg file format library
  • libswscale-dev - development files for libswscale
  • libswscale0 - ffmpeg video scaling library

    sudo apt-get install libportmidi-dev libportmidi0 libavformat-dev libavformat52 libswscale-dev libswscale0

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