importerror no module named pxssh : Fix Steps

importerror no module named pxssh

Importerror no module named pxssh occurs when  Pexpect is not installed properly. There may be some reasons where the path is not set Pexpect. Actually, pxssh is the part of  Pexpect package. Hence when we get the error no module for pxssh, We need to install Pexpect to this error. Let’s go.


Importerror no module named pxssh (Solution):

Here are some ways to fix this error. Basically, We will see different ways t0 install the Pexpect module. Lets checkout them one by one.

Method 1:

The one way to install expect is using the pip package manager. All you need to follow the below command.

pip install pexpect
importerror no module named pxssh
importerror no module named pxssh

The above command will install pexpect with the latest stable version. One more important thing, If you have any older which is having any compatibility issue. The above command will fix that as well is you use any specific version with it.

pip install pexpect==version(compatible_for_user)

In case you need to upgrade the pexpect module.  You may use the below command.

sudo pip install pexpect --upgrade

Method 2:

We can also install pexpect module using easy_install. It is less preferred than pip packager manager but still quite popular. Let’s try it with below command.

easy_install pexpect

The easy_install will utilize the file for installing Pexpect module in Python.


Pexpect helps to automate the application like FTP, telnet, etc which are interactive in nature. This helps the developer to manage the spawning over the child process. It also gives strong control over formatting the output from this module. Developers usually get the importerror no module named pxssh error because of the Pexpect module.

In this article, We have already seen how to fix the above error. Still, If you are not able to fix this issue, please comment below in the comment box. Thanks for reading this article till the ending.



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