Error while installing software coolercontrol with yay

Coolercontrol stopped running when I start Manj.
The odd thing was that suddenly autostart said it would open the program with a text editor, it did not but it was still weird. When I start coolercontrol from the shortcut in the startmenu nothing happens.

When I try to update or reinstall coolercontrol via yay -S coolercontrol I get following error and dont know what I need to do:

 -> Failed to install the following packages. Manual intervention is required:
coolercontrol - exit status 4

Error no module named "dataclass_wizard"

I barely know what to do so if you can help please bear in mind that I have next to zero Linux knowledge. I just installed what I needed. Sometimes software stops to work like in this case. All I do is update Manj.

Operating System: Manjaro Linux 
KDE Plasma Version: 5.27.7
KDE Frameworks Version: 5.109.0
Qt Version: 5.15.10
Kernel Version: 5.15.128-1-MANJARO (64-bit)
Graphics Platform: X11
Processors: 8 × Intel® Core™ i7-9700K CPU @ 3.60GHz
Memory: 15,6 GiB of RAM
Graphics Processor: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080/PCIe/SSE2
Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
Product Name: Z390 AORUS PRO

The full install log:

yay -S coolercontrol                                                                           ✔ 
AUR Explicit (1): coolercontrol-0.17.0-1
:: PKGBUILD up to date, skipping download: coolercontrol
  1 coolercontrol                            (Installed) (Build Files Exist)
==> Packages to cleanBuild?
==> [N]one [A]ll [Ab]ort [I]nstalled [No]tInstalled or (1 2 3, 1-3, ^4)
==> a
:: Deleting (1/1): /home/fred/.cache/yay/coolercontrol
HEAD is now at 6f56a8f 0.17.0-1
warning: could not open directory 'pkg/': Permission denied
Removing coolercontrol-0.17.0.tar.gz
Removing pkg/
Removing src/
  1 coolercontrol                            (Installed) (Build Files Exist)
==> Diffs to show?
==> [N]one [A]ll [Ab]ort [I]nstalled [No]tInstalled or (1 2 3, 1-3, ^4)
==> a       
 -> coolercontrol: No changes -- skipping

:: Proceed with install? [Y/n] y
==> Making package: coolercontrol 0.17.0-1 (Mi 06 Sep 2023 20:51:10)
==> Retrieving sources...
  -> Downloading coolercontrol-0.17.0.tar.gz...
  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
100 45.1M    0 45.1M    0     0  9101k      0 --:--:--  0:00:05 --:--:-- 9527k
==> WARNING: Skipping verification of source file PGP signatures.
==> Validating source files with sha256sums...
    coolercontrol-0.17.0.tar.gz ... Passed
:: (1/1) Parsing SRCINFO: coolercontrol
==> Making package: coolercontrol 0.17.0-1 (Mi 06 Sep 2023 20:51:16)
==> Checking runtime dependencies...
==> Checking buildtime dependencies...
==> Retrieving sources...
  -> Found coolercontrol-0.17.0.tar.gz
==> Validating source files with sha256sums...
    coolercontrol-0.17.0.tar.gz ... Passed
==> Removing existing $srcdir/ directory...
==> Extracting sources...
  -> Extracting coolercontrol-0.17.0.tar.gz with bsdtar
==> Sources are ready.
==> Making package: coolercontrol 0.17.0-1 (Mi 06 Sep 2023 20:51:19)
==> Checking runtime dependencies...
==> Checking buildtime dependencies...
==> WARNING: Using existing $srcdir/ tree
==> Starting build()...
* Getting build dependencies for wheel...
* Building wheel...
Successfully built coolercontrol-0.17.0-py3-none-any.whl
* Getting build dependencies for wheel...
* Building wheel...
Successfully built coolercontrol_liqctld-0.17.0-py3-none-any.whl
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   Compiling coolercontrold v0.17.0 (/home/fred/.cache/yay/coolercontrol/src/coolercontrol-0.17.0/coolercontrold)
    Finished release [optimized] target(s) in 3m 33s
==> Starting check()...
packaging/metadata/org.coolercontrol.CoolerControl.metainfo.xml: OK
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<frozen runpy>", line 198, in _run_module_as_main
  File "<frozen runpy>", line 88, in _run_code
  File "/home/fred/.cache/yay/coolercontrol/src/coolercontrol-0.17.0/coolercontrol-gui/coolercontrol/", line 18, in <module>
    from coolercontrol.coolercontrol import main
  File "/home/fred/.cache/yay/coolercontrol/src/coolercontrol-0.17.0/coolercontrol-gui/coolercontrol/", line 40, in <module>
    from import DynamicButtons
  File "/home/fred/.cache/yay/coolercontrol/src/coolercontrol-0.17.0/coolercontrol-gui/coolercontrol/services/", line 27, in <module>
    from coolercontrol.models.device import Device, DeviceType
  File "/home/fred/.cache/yay/coolercontrol/src/coolercontrol-0.17.0/coolercontrol-gui/coolercontrol/models/", line 23, in <module>
    from coolercontrol.models.status import Status
  File "/home/fred/.cache/yay/coolercontrol/src/coolercontrol-0.17.0/coolercontrol-gui/coolercontrol/models/", line 22, in <module>
    from dataclass_wizard import LoadMixin, JSONWizard
ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'dataclass_wizard'
==> ERROR: A failure occurred in check().
 -> error making: coolercontrol-exit status 4
 -> Failed to install the following packages. Manual intervention is required:
coolercontrol - exit status 4

Moderator edit: In the future, please use proper formatting: [HowTo] Post command output and file content as formatted text

I have tried installing it with
yay -S dataclass _wizard (and dataclass-wizard) - no package found
“python3 -mpip install --user dataclass-wizard”

This environment is externally managed
╰─> To install Python packages system-wide, try 'pacman -S
    python-xyz', where xyz is the package you are trying to
    If you wish to install a non-Arch-packaged Python package,
    create a virtual environment using 'python -m venv path/to/venv'.
    Then use path/to/venv/bin/python and path/to/venv/bin/pip.
    If you wish to install a non-Arch packaged Python application,
    it may be easiest to use 'pipx install xyz', which will manage a
    virtual environment for you. Make sure you have python-pipx
    installed via pacman.

sudo pacman -S python-dataclass-wizard - target not found (when I typed python the rest of the name was suggested by the Konsole)

Moderator edit: In the future, please use proper formatting: [HowTo] Post command output and file content as formatted text

What? Please don’t invent nonsensical abbreviations.

No, that’s obviously not what command you used.

Please see:

Please note I’ve fixed the formatting for you this time…

Are you sure? :wink:

❯ yay -Ss dataclass-wizard
aur/python-dataclass-wizard 0.22.2-2 (+1 0.75) 
    This library provides a set of simple, yet elegant wizarding tools for interacting with the Python dataclasses module.

Possibly python-dataclass-wizard should be added to the checkdepends() array in the coolercontrol PKGBUILD. I have not checked.

This should be reported to the AUR maintainer.

EDIT: python-dataclass-wizard is already a dependency.

I copied the command and the message from the console so yea I am sure.

yay -Ss dataclass-wizard shows that the package is already installed but why do I get the error while installing coolercontrol then?

Moderator edit: Fixed formatting

I don’t know why you get the error. If I have time, I may investigate further. In the meantime, please don’t ignore the links I posted above. Being sloppy and not reading anything before posting does not help us help you.

FYI, this topic does indeed belong in the AUR category for obvious reasons. No, you are not allowed to move it to Software & Applications.

sorry I did not mention that you put it into aur, I thought I forgot to fill in that part and AUR was there just by accident.

And I read the links, I just didnt understand a thing…, of the formatting part anyways. But after reading it again I got why the three backticks where there after copying the console messages.

To be clear, you originally posted in Support, but another Moderator moved it to AUR. I noticed you moved it from AUR to Software & Applications. That does not apply, so I moved it back and disabled your ability to move it again.

What didn’t you understand? What can I help you clarify?

Suddenly I saw the menu with formatting options above the text which I did not mention before so no more help needed (I hope).

Meawhile, back on the original topic of trouble installing coolercontrol

My guess is you’re mixing local Python packages with system Python packages.

Please see:

I barely have stuff installed on Manj and have not knowingly been mixing Phython packages. All I did was installing most programs via yay. That was one reason I preferred Manj until the flickering started and coolercontrol stopped working. (My watercooler runs more silently with that program.)

Tbh. I dont even get the difference between local and system packages respectively how to install which ones.

Since I have the needed package, how would I actively install the python package where coolercontrol needs it to be?

I just wish I could just uninstall/reinstall coolercontrol for it to work but no such luck.

Please stop saying that. There’s no such thing.

Good thing I linked a tutorial, then, eh? :wink:

Well the downside of rtfm is that they are not really helping if one doesnt understand half of what’s it saying. One reason I waited 20 years to try Linux again.

No clue why the quote wont be displayed properly tbh. (In case you would like to bring up the formating again.)

Moderator edit: The closing quote tag must go under the last line of the quote. :wink:

enable the aur at the graphical packet-manager and install it from there, it’s already in pamac and there is no reason to use ancient yay-method from 20 years ago !

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Well it was there (v1.14something) but after uninstalling it the packet-manager does not find it again.

Btw. I dont know what “enable the aur” means or howto do it.

use the three lines (the “hamburger”-icon) left of the minimize-icon, open the settings and enable the option to install aur-packages. you just disabled this for whatever reason that none of us is responsible. after enabling search again and you’ll find it !

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Oh under “third party”!


Just fyi:
I never even saw that option before (never even been in this menu) let alone disabled it. I dont disable what I dont know.

Well that would have been too easy I guess. No dice. Installed, no (visible) errors, it is still not running.

I have also tried this before running it:
sudo systemctl enable coolercontrold.service
sudo systemctl start coolercontrold.service

post the output of

systemctl status coolercontrold.service
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Odd, this says it is running, no icon in the taskmanager, no coolercontrol to be found in the system manager under processes or applicationsthough.

coolercontrold.service - Cooler Control Daemon
     Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/coolercontrold.service; enabled; preset: disabled)
     Active: active (running) since Thu 2023-09-07 19:54:43 CEST; 7min ago
   Main PID: 547 (coolercontrold)
      Tasks: 16 (limit: 19089)
     Memory: 35.9M
        CPU: 11.338s
     CGroup: /system.slice/coolercontrold.service
             └─547 /usr/bin/coolercontrold

Sep 07 20:01:52 fred-Manj coolercontrold[547]: Applying scheduled speed setting for device: 17ce1bac6ceeeb11d>
Sep 07 20:01:52 fred-Manj coolercontrold[547]: Applying device: 17ce1bac6ceeeb11db616bc988fcb38f3a34573cbf803>
Sep 07 20:02:03 fred-Manj coolercontrold[547]: Applying scheduled speed setting for device: 17ce1bac6ceeeb11d>
Sep 07 20:02:03 fred-Manj coolercontrold[547]: Applying device: 17ce1bac6ceeeb11db616bc988fcb38f3a34573cbf803>
Sep 07 20:02:03 fred-Manj coolercontrold[547]: Applying scheduled speed setting for device: 17ce1bac6ceeeb11d>
Sep 07 20:02:03 fred-Manj coolercontrold[547]: Applying device: 17ce1bac6ceeeb11db616bc988fcb38f3a34573cbf803>
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okay so start


from the console/terminal. what happens ? any error messages ? if so please post them

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