Trouble Installing and Using cwiid Python Library

I’ve been attempting to connect my Wiimote to my Raspberry Pi 4 B using the cwiid Python library, but I’m encountering issues with installation. Here’s what I’ve tried so far:


mew@raspberrypi:~/Desktop/Wiimote $ sudo apt-get install python-cwiid
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package python-cwiid

Despite following various methods, I’m still unable to install the cwiid library. Could someone provide guidance on the correct installation process for cwiid on a Raspberry Pi 4 B? Additionally, any insights on how to establish a connection with the Wiimote using Python after installation would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

It seems like you’ve tried a variety of methods to install cwiid on both Windows 11 and Raspberry Pi with Python 3 and Python 2.7. Let’s try to troubleshoot and find a solution:

  1. Windows 11 with Python 3:
    If you are working on Windows 11 with Python 3, you should be able to install cwiid using pip

  2. Raspberry Pi 4 with Linux:
    For the Raspberry Pi with Linux, here are the steps to install cwiid

-sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends bluetooth -y
-sudo apt-get install python-cwiid
  1. Cloning and Building from GitHub:
  1. Using Python 2.7 on Raspberry Pi:
    If you need to use Python 2.7 on the Raspberry Pi

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