Nick Nick - 2 years ago 383
Python Question

npm - "Can't find Python executable "python", you can set the PYTHON env variable."

I'm trying to run the following command:

npm install -g bower gulp cordova ionic tsd@next karma-cli protractor node-gyp coffee-script js-beautify typescript npm-check


I have installed Python, Visual Studio Express and node-gyp so thought I'd be good to go, however I get the following errors:

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Regarding the
"Can't find Python executable "python", you can set the PYTHON env variable."
error, I'm a little confused because I have set the PYTHON environmental variable like so:

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Any ideas please?

Answer Source

You got to add python to your PATH variable. One thing you can do is Edit your Path variable now and add

;%PYTHON%;

Your variable PYTHON should point to the root directory of your python installation.

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