I have a PI3. I've tried installing pybluez with:

pip install pybluez


pip3 install pybluez

Both fail with:

Command /usr/bin/python3 -c "import setuptools, tokenize;__file__='/tmp/pip-build-2yikecdn/pybluez/setup.py';exec(compile(getattr(tokenize, 'open', open)(__file__).read().replace('\r\n', '\n'), __file__, 'exec'))" install --record /tmp/pip-sx4_w49r-record/install-record.txt --single-version-externally-managed --compile failed with error code 1 in /tmp/pip-build-2yikecdn/pybluez
Storing debug log for failure in /home/pi/.pip/pip.log

I really need to use pybluez. Can anyone help me out?

Thanks a million!

  • What does the log say? – Bex Aug 17 '17 at 9:05

Finally found an answer to the issue. Need to do the following to get pybluez installed on Raspberry Pi 3

sudo apt-get install libbluetooth-dev
sudo apt-get install python-dev
sudo pip install PyBluez

The first two install the appropriate header files that are missing.

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