How to install wxPython on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan?

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Michael Beyeler

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Jun 15, 2016, 11:13:14 AM6/15/16
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Users have complained that the current version of wxPython can't be installed on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan.

Following standard procedures such as this:
result in an error when mounting the .dmg and running the .pkg:

“wxPython3.0-osx-cocoa-py2.7.pkg” is damaged and can’t be opened. You should eject the disk image.

This seems to be a known bug, which is documented here:
http://trac.wxwidgets.org/ticket/17203

Although I don't currently have access to Mac OS 10.11, there seems to be a workaround described here:

Has anyone tried this recipe and can confirm that it works on 10.11?

Michael Beyeler

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Dec 6, 2016, 1:07:47 AM12/6/16
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User Phuong P. on Amazon reported that wxPython 3.0.3 (and forward?) is the way to go:

This wxPython package worked for El Capitan 10.11.6
See the discussion https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/wxpython-dev/TMnoeAgf2Wg
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