In my last post I indicated that I may need to
reinstalling everything on the Pi and starting from scratch
While speaking about my issues with
python3. Turns out that the fix was easier than I though. I checked to see what where
python3 where being executed from by running the
which pip3 returned
which python3 returned
/usr/local/bin/python3. This is exactly what was causing my problem.
To verify what version of python was running, I checked
python3 --version and it returned
To fix it I just ran these commands to unlink the new, broken versions:
sudo unlink /usr/local/bin/pip3
sudo unlink /usr/local/bin/python3
I found this answer on StackOverflow and tweaked it slightly for my needs.
Now, when I run
python --version I get
3.4.2 instead of
Unfortunately I didn’t think to run the
--version flag on pip before and after the change, and I’m hesitant to do it now as it’s back to working.