Modulenotfounderror: no module named scapy ( Solution )

Modulenotfounderror no module named scapy ( Solution )

Modulenotfounderror: no module named scapy error occurs mainly if scapy python module is not installed or its path is not properly configured. The Scapy module is useful in networking-related stuff like managing, receiving, and sending network packets. In this article, we will understand how you can install or reinstall scapy module in your interpreter to resolve this error.


Modulenotfounderror: no module named scapy ( Solution ) –


As I have explained in my multiple previous similar articles Pip is the best package manager for installing and configuring any Python package. Apart from it, we can use others like conda etc but pip is always the best choice for this.


Solution 1: Installing scapy with pip package manager –

Here is the command to install scapy module with python pip.

pip install scapy

Once you use this command it will install the latest version for scapy module. But if we need version-specific scapy version you should use the below command.

pip install scapy==version

A few of the important thing we should take here is :

You can add sudo keyword on Linux operating to add admin privilege for installation.

In case you are using window-based OS then you can launch cmd prompt with administration mode ( with Right click and select ). After you can use the same command if the system needs admin privileges to execute this command.

Attributeerror nonetype object has no attribute copy resolution using pip
Attributeerror nonetype object has no attribute copy resolution using pip


Solution 2: Installing scapy with conda package manager –

Conda is also a similar package to pip. It comes in Anaconda distribution which takes care mostly of scientific calculation and machine learning stuff. Here is the command to install scapy module with conda.

conda install -c conda-forge scapy
scapy anaconda module
scapy anaconda module

Solution 3: Installing scapy with Source Code –

If you do not want to go through source code of scapy module then you can go through the github for scapy module.

scapy github
scapy github


Conclusion –

The solution for this error is installation of scapy module . We have covered best of the best techniques to install but for complete reference you can visit the scapy official documentation

scapy official
scapy official

Incase you want to understand more about the generic way for resolving importerror.

ModulenotfoundError Python Exception


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