Ubuntu – Duplicity and Anaconda clash

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Trying to use duplicity on ubuntu 16.04 with Anaconda 2 installed, raise the following

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/duplicity", line 61, in <module>
    from duplicity import log
ImportError: No module named duplicity

Removing the Anaconda folder from my $PATH solve the issue (it uses vanilla python, which python yields /usr/bin/python).

How to solve this issue without tampering with environment variables every time?

Best Answer

  • It seems that it has something to do with the administrator privileges. I managed to use it by sudo duplicity, and could then run some related programs like deja-dup.

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