ImportError: No module named requests

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Whenever I try to import requests, I get an error saying No module Named requests.

import requests

The error I get:

File "ex2.py", line 1, in <module>
    import requests
ImportError: No module named requests

Answer rating: 879

Requests is not a built in module (does not come with the default python installation), so you will have to install it:




OSX/Linux

Use $ pip install requests (or pip3 install requests for python3) if you have pip installed. If pip is installed but not in your path you can use python -m pip install requests (or python3 -m pip install requests for python3)

Alternatively you can also use sudo easy_install -U requests if you have easy_install installed.

Alternatively you can use your systems package manager:

For centos: yum install python-requests For Ubuntu: apt-get install python-requests




Windows

Use pip install requests (or pip3 install requests for python3) if you have pip installed and Pip.exe added to the Path Environment Variable. If pip is installed but not in your path you can use python -m pip install requests (or python3 -m pip install requests for python3)

Alternatively from a cmd prompt, use > Patheasy_install.exe requests, where Path is your Python*Scripts folder, if it was installed. (For example: C:Python32Scripts)

If you manually want to add a library to a windows machine, you can download the compressed library, uncompress it, and then place it into the Libsite-packages folder of your python path. (For example: C:Python27Libsite-packages)




From Source (Universal)

For any missing library, the source is usually available at https://pypi.python.org/pypi/. You can download requests here: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/requests

On mac osx and windows, after downloading the source zip, uncompress it and from the termiminal/cmd run python setup.py install from the uncompressed dir.

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Answer rating: 86

It"s not obvious to me which version of Python you are using.

If it"s Python 3, a solution would be sudo pip3 install requests

Answer rating: 73

To install requests module on Debian/Ubuntu for Python2:

$ sudo apt-get install python-requests

And for Python3 the command is:

$ sudo apt-get install python3-requests





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