why can't install setuptools in debian7?

  • Posted October 22, 2014

I want to install setuptools according to the web. In my vps console: root@online:~# python3 Python 3.4.0 (default, Oct 22 2014, 09:59:53) [GCC 4.7.2] on linux Type “help”, “copyright”, “credits” or “license” for more information.


root@online:~# wget -O - | python3 –2014-10-22 11:42:56-- Resolving (… Extracting in /tmp/tmpyj3d9_kc Traceback (most recent call last): File “<stdin>”, line 332, in <module> File “<stdin>”, line 329, in main File “<stdin>”, line 51, in _install File “/usr/local/python3.4/lib/python3.4/”, line 59, in enter return next(self.gen) File “<stdin>”, line 101, in archive_context File “/usr/local/python3.4/lib/python3.4/”, line 1240, in extractall self.extract(zipinfo, path, pwd) File “/usr/local/python3.4/lib/python3.4/”, line 1228, in extract return self._extract_member(member, path, pwd) File “/usr/local/python3.4/lib/python3.4/”, line 1290, in _extract_member with, pwd=pwd) as source,
File “/usr/local/python3.4/lib/python3.4/”, line 1210, in open close_fileobj=not self._filePassed) File “/usr/local/python3.4/lib/python3.4/”, line 651, in init self._decompressor = _get_decompressor(self._compress_type) File “/usr/local/python3.4/lib/python3.4/”, line 614, in _get_decompressor return zlib.decompressobj(-15) AttributeError: ‘NoneType’ object has no attribute ‘decompressobj’

How can i install the setuptools on my debian7+python3?


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apt-get install python3-setuptools

My application is writen in python3 , it should be python3 installed in my droplet.

Why don’t you install python3-setuptools or python-setuptools? They both are available in the repository.

I see instructions for python 2.x installs of setuptools, but nothing for the 3.x branch of python. Have you tried this:

wget -O - | python

instead of

wget -O - | python3

notice the call to “” over “”, and the “python” rather than “python3”?

If that doesn’t work, let us know.

When I try “”, I get “404 not found”, by the way.