Modulenotfounderror: no module named gensim error occurs if gensim package is not properly installed in the current python environment. Sometimes developers install these packages ( gensim ) into a different virtual environment and run the code in a different environment. We as developers think that we have installed the gensim package already and still we are facing this modulenotfounderror. If that is the case, we need to reinstall the gensim module in the current python environment. Also if the path is not properly configured we get this error. The best solution to fix this no module named gensim is to reinstall.
In this article, we will explore multiple ways to install this gensim module it will fix the error quickly for you.
Modulenotfounderror: no module named gensim ( Solution ) –
Like always we will prefer pip package manager to install gensim.
Solution 1: Using pip to install gensim module-
You may use the below command to install gensim latest version with pip.
pip install gensim
If you need to install any specific version for gensim , you can add it like this.
pip install gensim==4.1.2
You can refer to the release details of gensim in the PyPI hub only.
Few more things like if you need to install gensim but Admin permission is required. Then you can add sudo keyword in Linux or a similar OS and for windows, you need to launch cmd with admin rights.
sudo pip install gensim
Also if the path for pip is not set properly then you can use the below command as well.
python -m pip install gensim
Solution 2: Using conda to install gensim module-
Using conda also we can install gensim with the below command. Also, we can change mirrors while installation.
conda install -c conda-forge gensim
Solution 3: Using source code to install gensim module-
The first step to install gensim module with source code is to download it then we need to run the below command.
python setup.py install
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