Commit 5e625ef7 authored by Manuel Grizonnet's avatar Manuel Grizonnet

DOC: document in installer readme the corner case with Python3 on Linux

parent af207e2a
......@@ -115,7 +115,7 @@ Notes:
Q: I am getting an error message...
Q: I am getting an error message related to Qt library...
......@@ -130,6 +130,25 @@ A: This is due to a conflict with system Qt4 (usually seen on KDE) and Qt4 + gtk
cd /path/to/OTB-|release|-Linux64
rm -f lib/libQt* && rm -fr lib/gtk
Q: Unable to import otbApplication library with Python3
ImportError: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
A: You need to add a symlink to to make it works.
Here is the solution:
- find the libpython3.5XX on your system : find /usr/lib -iname *libpython3.5*
(on Ubuntu 14.04, it is /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
- create a symlink : ln -s path/to/lib/python3.5XX
- Try to import otbApplication again
See this discussion on `OTB issue tracker <>`_
Q: Monteverdi and Mapla applications look different from my other applications.
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