Question: HtSeq installation error
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19 months ago by
United Kingdom
BM10 wrote:

I have a problems installing HTSeq on windows 7. I have installed Python 2.7 and numpy, but when I input the command " install" in the comand prompt I get the error: symlinking folders for python2 Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 20, in <module> os.symlink(py_fdn+fdn.fdn) AttributeError: "module" object object has no attribute "symlink"

Any advice would be great. Thanks

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ADD COMMENTlink written 19 months ago by BM10

My first advice is to read this and then provide some more information, like versions of software, if you are installing on cmd.exe or cygwin, etc. I would also suggest you use virtualenv + pip, or conda, to install python packages. Finally, it seems windows support may have been dropped, as the documentation mentions a "Windows installer" which is not to be found anymore - go here to find very old windows versions.

My final advice is to use Linux. Few (if any) people here use windows, so no user base to help you.

ADD REPLYlink written 19 months ago by h.mon21k

This is not really the right place to ask for installation problems.

Post it here:

ADD REPLYlink written 19 months ago by Macspider2.6k
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