How to Install smmap in Python?

pip install smmap

The Python smmap library is among the top 100 Python libraries, with more than 21,491,164 downloads. This article will show you everything you need to get this installed in your Python environment.

How to Install smmap on Windows?

  1. Type "cmd" in the search bar and hit Enter to open the command line.
  2. Type “pip install smmap” (without quotes) in the command line and hit Enter again. This installs smmap for your default Python installation.
  3. The previous command may not work if you have both Python versions 2 and 3 on your computer. In this case, try "pip3 install smmap" or “python -m pip install smmap“.
  4. Wait for the installation to terminate successfully. It is now installed on your Windows machine.

Here’s how to open the command line on a (German) Windows machine:

Open CMD in Windows

First, try the following command to install smmap on your system:

pip install smmap

Second, if this leads to an error message, try this command to install smmap on your system:

pip3 install smmap

Third, if both do not work, use the following long-form command:

python -m pip install smmap

The difference between pip and pip3 is that pip3 is an updated version of pip for Python version 3. Depending on what’s first in the PATH variable, pip will refer to your Python 2 or Python 3 installation—and you cannot know which without checking the environment variables. To resolve this uncertainty, you can use pip3, which will always refer to your default Python 3 installation.

How to Install smmap on Linux?

You can install smmap on Linux in four steps:

  1. Open your Linux terminal or shell
  2. Type “pip install smmap” (without quotes), hit Enter.
  3. If it doesn’t work, try "pip3 install smmap" or “python -m pip install smmap“.
  4. Wait for the installation to terminate successfully.

The package is now installed on your Linux operating system.

How to Install smmap on macOS?

Similarly, you can install smmap on macOS in four steps:

  1. Open your macOS terminal.
  2. Type “pip install smmap” without quotes and hit Enter.
  3. If it doesn’t work, try "pip3 install smmap" or “python -m pip install smmap“.
  4. Wait for the installation to terminate successfully.

The package is now installed on your macOS.

How to Install smmap in PyCharm?

Given a PyCharm project. How to install the smmap library in your project within a virtual environment or globally? Here’s a solution that always works:

  • Open File > Settings > Project from the PyCharm menu.
  • Select your current project.
  • Click the Python Interpreter tab within your project tab.
  • Click the small + symbol to add a new library to the project.
  • Now type in the library to be installed, in your example "smmap" without quotes, and click Install Package.
  • Wait for the installation to terminate and close all pop-ups.

Here’s the general package installation process as a short animated video—it works analogously for smmap if you type in “smmap” in the search field instead:

Make sure to select only “smmap” because there may be other packages that are not required but also contain the same term (false positives):

How to Install smmap in a Jupyter Notebook?

To install any package in a Jupyter notebook, you can prefix the !pip install my_package statement with the exclamation mark "!". This works for the smmap library too:

!pip install my_package

This automatically installs the smmap library when the cell is first executed.

How to Resolve ModuleNotFoundError: No module named ‘smmap’?

Say you try to import the smmap package into your Python script without installing it first:

import smmap
# ... ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'smmap'

Because you haven’t installed the package, Python raises a ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'smmap'.

To fix the error, install the smmap library using “pip install smmap” or “pip3 install smmap” in your operating system’s shell or terminal first.

See above for the different ways to install smmap in your environment.

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