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Import error in python qgis.core
I have installed qgis 3.10 Coruna in ubuntu 18.04 with
sudo apt-get install. And I want to write a stand-alone script. I follow guide and type
from qgis.core import *and get the following message:
ImportError: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQt5Widgets.so.5: symbol _ZNK15QDateTimeParser5parseER7QStringRiRK9QDateTimeb version Qt_5_PRIVATE_API not defined in file libQt5Core.so.5 with link time reference
I haven't installed Qt manually, It was loaded as qgis dependency. So I don't know about compiler options or anything like that.
Hi and welcome to devnet,
What version of Qt do you have installed ?
Pablo J. Rogina last edited by
@Amidomaru I happened to have Lubuntu 18.04 but strangely the latest available release for python-qgis seems to be 2.18.x, see output from command
sudo sudo apt install --dry-run python-qgis(--dry-run is the option to simulate running the command without actually performing it):
... Inst python-qgis (2.18.17+dfsg-1 Ubuntu:18.04/bionic [amd64]) ...
not sure how you installed python-qgis 3.10 though
In addition, from the related dependencies I can see it will install PyQt 4 and the corresponding Qt 4 libraries.
... Inst libqtcore4 (4:4.8.7+dfsg-7ubuntu1 Ubuntu:18.04/bionic [amd64]) ...
so the error with the Qt5 library seems to show that you already had Qt 5 framework installed beforehand, and somehow it has precedence in the path(s) to the Qt 4.x libraries installed as dependencies for qgis
@Pablo-J-Rogina I followed instructions from https://www.qgis.org/en/site/forusers/alldownloads.html#debian-ubuntu and may be some other from google. QGIS itself works normally and I can run scripts in Python Console.
And output from your command:
:~$sudo apt install --dry-run python-qgis Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done python-qgis is already the newest version (1:3.10.0+28bionic). 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
And other that I tried:
:~$ sudo apt install libqtcore4 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done libqtcore4 is already the newest version (4:4.8.7+dfsg-7ubuntu1). 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
If I get this right:
Qt5 and Qt4 are both dependency's for QGIS 3.10
And only Qt4 for QGIS 2.18?
Most likely I didn't have any Qt before this QGIS installation.
:/$ qmake --version QMake version 3.1 Using Qt version 5.9.5 in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu
Then it's possible that it is using private APIs and is built against a different version of Qt that may be more recent than the one you have.