[CentOS] The problem of Python configuration for Tk

Tue Nov 29 10:29:07 UTC 2016
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 11/29/2016 2:10 AM, sunyeping wrote:
> I installed an software called pymol in my centos 6.7 system. The installation process seemed to be successful but when I initialized pymol, I got the following error:
> import _tkinter # If this fails your Python may not be configured for Tk
> ImportError: libtk8.6.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory.
> How could I solve the problem?

# yum provides \*/libtk8.\*
Loaded plugins: .....
1:tk-8.5.7-5.el6.x86_64 : The graphical toolkit for the Tcl scripting 
Repo        : base
Matched from:
Filename    : /usr/lib64/libtk8.5.so

it appeaqrs CentOS 6 only has tk-8.5, not 8.6, so this pymol thing 
you've installed must be built for some other distribution or version.

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz