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I have anaconda on Ubuntu 14.04. I want to install the pygame module with anaconda. I already run sudo apt-get install python-pygame, but this only works on python, not in anaconda.

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I realize I am quite late to the party but here is what worked for me if anyone needs it. Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with Anaconda 2.3.0 installed.

Install binstar:

conda install binstar

You get a response like: The 'binstar' conda package has been renamed to 'anaconda-client'. Please run: conda install anaconda-client. So run:

conda install anaconda-client

Then search for the pygame package on anaconda.org:

anaconda search -t conda pygame

You get a list of pygame packages available at anaconda.org. Select a package for your distribution e.g. tlatorre/pygame is for Linux 64-bit. To install it use:

conda install -c https://conda.binstar.org/tlatorre pygame

Once done, import pygame should work.

Credit: Answer by cohdez on https://stackoverflow.com/questions/29137369/installing-pygame-module-in-anaconda-mac

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Use this code at Terminal: conda install binstar conda clean --lock conda install anaconda-client

Search for appropriate package at:

anaconda search -t conda pygame

For Python 3 use the following

conda install -c https://conda.binstar.org/kne pygame

for Ubuntu this would work

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I'm having the same problem and am looking for the same answer. Sadly, I didn't find an answer to install pygame with anaconda. What I did find is an alternate solution. You have to change your path like so:

Open terminal and run

echo $PATH

then you will see:

/home/username/anaconda/bin:/usr/lib/etcetcetc..

Now, copy this from the : to the end (excluding :). Then, run

PATH=/home/username/anaconda/bin:/usr/lib/etcetcetc..

This will make the terminal use the default python and pygame will work. This is not permanent. When you close the terminal, this is automatically changed.

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