After a fresh install of Clarisse, Clarisse may prompt you with an error message regarding a Python installation issue.

Clarisse Python Error Message

Please note that sometimes this error message is not displayed however, you only can see File > Quit in Clarisse’s application main menu bar. These problems typically occur when:

To find the right solution we have first to identify what’s wrong with your installation.

A. Checking Python Installation

If you have a message like:

-bash: python: command not found

Python is not installed. Go to Step B

If you have a message such as:

Python 2.7.13 (v2.7.13:a06454b1afa1, Dec 17 2016, 12:39:47) [GCC 4.2.1 (Red Hat 4.8.5-16) (dot 3)] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

Python is properly installed you can directly skip to Step C

B. Making a clean installation of Python 2.7

C. Editing clarisse.env file