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Dan Bethell

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Python problem on Ubuntu Linux

PostFri Feb 02, 2018 10:17 pm

Hi,

Has anyone managed to get Fusion installed and Python working on a flavour of Ubuntu Linux?

Both pythons are installed on my system...
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$ python
Python 2.7.14 (default, Sep 23 2017, 22:06:14)
[GCC 7.2.0] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>>
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$ python3
Python 3.6.3 (default, Oct  3 2017, 21:45:48)
[GCC 7.2.0] on linux
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

Heck, the Fusion installer even tells me it's found them...
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Fusion runs just fine, but when I flip to the Py2 or Py3 Console tab I get an error popup saying 'Python 2.7 not found.' and a similar message for 3.6.
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I'm running Fusion 9.0.2 and vanilla Ubuntu 17.10 (although found the same problem with 16.04). As far as I can tell the Python installation on this distro is pretty standard - do i need to set a PYTHONPATH or somesuch for Fusion to pick up Python at runtime?

Any help, much appreciated.
Dan
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Abdelrahman Magdy

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Re: Python problem on Ubuntu Linux

PostMon Feb 05, 2018 10:12 pm

I have tried to get it working, but I failed entirely.. had to move to CentOS mainly because of that, as Blackmagic insisted they don't support any other Linux distro. But keep in mind, on CentOS, I only managed to get Python2.7 to work. I am no where near doing the same with Python3, and the Blackmagic support have been totally clueless about this problem. In Fusion, it says that it needs Python3.6, but their support says that I need Python3.3. I have installed both, and I still couldn't get any of them to work.
System specs:
Resolve version: 14.3.0.014
Fusion version: 9.0.2
OS: dual-boot (Windows 7 & CentOS 7)
CPU: Intel i7-4790k 4GHz Quad-Core
RAM: 32GB
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 770 2GB

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