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how do i install ecdsa? im getting this error

ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ electrum
Error: python-ecdsa does not seem to be installed. Try 'sudo pip install ecdsa'
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo pip install ecdsa
Downloading/unpacking ecdsa
  Running setup.py egg_info for package ecdsa
    Traceback (most recent call last):
      File "", line 3, in 
    ImportError: No module named setuptools.command
    Complete output from command python setup.py egg_info:
    Traceback (most recent call last):

  File "", line 3, in 

ImportError: No module named setuptools.command

Command python setup.py egg_info failed with error code 1
Storing complete log in ./pip-log.txt
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ 
  • doesnt help at all.. im talking beginner answer here – user152948 Apr 27 '13 at 17:39
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First,

sudo apt-get install python-setuptools

Second,

sudo easy_install pip

Third,

sudo pip install ecdsa

and then

electrum

  • thefourtheye again to the rescue, you sir are a true master – user152948 Apr 27 '13 at 17:47
  • Thanks @user152948. Hope your python-central also is working fine. Would mind accepting this answer and the python-central answer as well? – thefourtheye Apr 27 '13 at 17:50

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