Python problem

Gedare Bloom gedare at
Mon Feb 8 16:35:49 UTC 2016

you might try ubuntu's community / support?

On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 5:35 AM, punit vara <punitvara at> wrote:
> I am facing python problem since long time. I updated my system to
> ubuntu 15.10 from 15.04 as I was facing python problem but eventually
> I ended up with the same problem I came across before.
> Python -V shows python 2.7.10
> But when Check error log it says
> checking for python... /usr/local/bin/python
> checking for python2.7... no
> configure: error: python is missing or unusable
> Makefile:8643: recipe for target 'configure-gdb' failed
> When I try to do following
> $ sudo apt-get build-dep binutils gcc g++ gdb unzip git python2.7-dev
> In this I found out ubuntu is picking python2.7 instead of
> python2.7-dev. It seems to me if anyhow I can force OS to pick
> python2.7-dev then this problem can be solved But I don't know how to
> do this.Can somebody please help regarding this? Any help would be
> appreciated.
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