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I am trying to install python on Linux and I am getting the following error:

ImportError: No module named _tkinter, please install the python-tk package.

How do I install tkinter on Linux?

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You are getting this error because you have not installed tkinter locally. 

You can run the install command to download and install tkinter.

For Debian systems (like Ubuntu):

sudo apt-get install python3-tk

For Fedora you can use:

sudo dnf install python3-tkinter

If you wish to get an in-depth understanding about python in general you should check out this video:

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