amir.m ghazanfari amir.m ghazanfari - 3 years ago 363
Linux Question

i can't install mysqlclient and pillow in python

i want to install mysqlclient but it returns me

(venv)amir@amg76:~/Documents/Computer/Python/Django/vira/virasciencecom$ pip3 install mysqlclient==1.3.7
Collecting mysqlclient==1.3.7
Using cached mysqlclient-1.3.7.tar.gz
Complete output from command python egg_info:
/bin/sh: 1: mysql_config: not found
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<string>", line 1, in <module>
File "/tmp/pip-build-c5i8m5ok/mysqlclient/", line 17, in <module>
metadata, options = get_config()
File "/tmp/pip-build-c5i8m5ok/mysqlclient/", line 44, in get_config
libs = mysql_config("libs_r")
File "/tmp/pip-build-c5i8m5ok/mysqlclient/", line 26, in mysql_config
raise EnvironmentError("%s not found" % (mysql_config.path,))
OSError: mysql_config not found

Command "python egg_info" failed with error code 1 in /tmp/pip-build-c5i8m5ok/mysqlclient/

the same thing happen when i try to install pillow and i use python 3.6 and ubuntu 17.10
can any body help me?

Answer Source

You need to install libmysqlclient-dev or libmariaclient-dev from your distro package repository, depending whether you're using mysql or mariadb respectively.

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