Installing lxml module in python

while running a python script, I got this error

  from lxml import etree
ImportError: No module named lxml

now I tried to install lxml

sudo easy_install lmxl

but it gives me the following error

Building lxml version 2.3.beta1.
NOTE: Trying to build without Cython, pre-generated 'src/lxml/lxml.etree.c' needs to be available.
ERROR: /bin/sh: xslt-config: not found

** make sure the development packages of libxml2 and libxslt are installed **

Using build configuration of libxslt

src/lxml/lxml.etree.c:4: fatal error: Python.h: No such file or directory
compilation terminated.
error: Setup script exited with error: command 'gcc' failed with exit status 1

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You need to install Python’s header files (python-dev package in debian/ubuntu) to compile lxml. As well as libxml2, libxslt, libxml2-dev, and libxslt-dev:

apt-get install python-dev libxml2 libxml2-dev libxslt-dev

Just do:

sudo apt-get install python-lxml

If you are planning to install from source, then albertov’s answer will help. But unless there is a reason, don’t, just install it from the repository.

I was having the same problem and had success using the binaries at: (if you’re on Windows…)

I solved it upgrading the lxml version with:

pip install –upgrade lxml

If you’re running python3, you’ll have to do:

pip3 install lxml

For RHEL/CentOS, run “python –version” command to find out Python version. E.g. below:

$ python --version 
  Python 2.7.12

Now run “sudo yum search lxml” to find out python*-lxml package.

$ sudo yum search lxml
Failed to set locale, defaulting to C
Loaded plugins: priorities, update-motd, upgrade-helper
1014 packages excluded due to repository priority protections
============================================================================================================= N/S matched: lxml =============================================================================================================
python26-lxml-docs.noarch : Documentation for python-lxml
python27-lxml-docs.noarch : Documentation for python-lxml
python26-lxml.x86_64 : ElementTree-like Python bindings for libxml2 and libxslt
python27-lxml.x86_64 : ElementTree-like Python bindings for libxml2 and libxslt

Now you can choose package as per your Python version and run command like below:

$ sudo yum install python27-lxml.x86_64