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March 18, 2013, 09:34:46 PM
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Hi.

Using Ubuntu 11.10, I've just installed Electrum:
[]# sudo apt-get install python-qt4 python-pip
[]# sudo pip install http://download.electrum.org/download/Electrum-1.7.tar.gz#md5=4580c7ab656174a20334062b7fc1201f

But when trying to execute the program:
[]# electrum

I get this error message:
Error: Unknown GUI: classic

I tried with other GUIs:
[]# electrum -g lite
Error: Unknown GUI: lite
[]# electrum -g gtk
Error: Unknown GUI: gtk
[]# electrum -g text
Error: Unknown GUI: text

What am I doing wrong? Thank you very much.
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March 18, 2013, 09:44:47 PM
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try this:

Code:
sudo pip install http://download.electrum.org/download/Electrum-1.7.tar.gz#md5=4580c7ab656174a20334062b7fc1201f --upgrade

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March 18, 2013, 10:31:04 PM
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Thank you very much. Finally I downloaded the source code and installed with Python

[]# sudo python setup.py install
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