I wanted to program in Python in Ubuntu. So I was surprised when python module tkinter did not work and I tried to solve the problem, without success. But after closing the Terminal, it did not open again. So I tried solving the problem using XTerm and the command :~$gnome-terminal. But there was an error message:

bash: /usr/bin/gnome-terminal: /usr/bin/python3: bad interpreter: No such file or directory

So, how can I solve the problem?! Thank you for your help!


I guess the problem is that gnome-terminal starts with #!/bin/python and in your case this reference to nothing

Please try sudo dpkg-reconfigure python

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  • Sorry, but it didn't solve the problem... Could it be a way to uninstall python with XTerm and reinstall it? – Niklas Arndt Dec 22 '16 at 14:41
  • Update: I am still searching and i have a question: In my /bin directory there isn't a file/directory called python – Niklas Arndt Dec 22 '16 at 14:55
  • Okay, it's a broken link. It is linked to python3.5 and there is the error: python3.5 is linked to /opt/Python-3.5.0/Python... how to solve it? :( – Niklas Arndt Dec 22 '16 at 15:00

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