ImportError: No module named Image

Bug #1825832 reported by Alessio Linares on 2019-04-22
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
simple-image-reducer (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

simple-image-reducer fails to start. It prints the following output before failing:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/simple-image-reducer", line 28, in <module>
    import Image
ImportError: No module named Image

I just installed it using apt and tried running it from the CLI.

System info:
$ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS
Release: 18.04

$ apt-cache policy simple-image-reducer
  Installed: 1.0.2-6
  Candidate: 1.0.2-6
  Version table:
 *** 1.0.2-6 500
        500 bionic/universe amd64 Packages
        500 bionic/universe i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

What you expected to happen?
The program to start and run nomally.

What happened instead?
It failed to start with the error pasted above.

I managed to get the program working by applying the changes contained in the attached patch file.

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tags: added: patch
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in simple-image-reducer (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Norbert (nrbrtx) wrote :

All current Ubuntu version are affected. So the package has wrong dependencies or "import" lines inside (see patch above).

tags: added: bionic disco eoan
Norbert (nrbrtx) wrote :

Also seen on AskUbuntu -

One-line fix:

sudo sed -i "s/^import Image/from PIL import Image/" /usr/bin/simple-image-reducer

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