On May 20, 2014 7:22 AM, "Mark Lawrence" <breamore...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> On 20/05/2014 08:11, Ronak Dhakan wrote:
>> I have just started learning python from How to Think Like a Computer
Scientist. It requires me to install 'swampy'   (
http://www.greenteapress.com/thinkpython/swampy/install.html)   which
requires me to install 'pip'   (
https://pip.pypa.io/en/latest/installing.html).   I think I was able to
somehow install pip, but am unable to install swampy.
>> When i run   'pip install swampy'   in windows command prompt, I get an
>> Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
>> (C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
>> C:\Documents and Settings\Ronak>E:
>> E:\>pip install swampy
>> Fatal error in launcher: Unable to create process using '""E:\Program
>> on 2.7.6\pythonw.exe"" "E:\Program Files\Python 2.7.6\Scripts\pip.exe"
install s
>> wampy'
> Your setup looks wrong, surely that should be python.exe, not pythonw.exe.

I would bet that's a result of installing from IDLE. Recommend reinstalling
pip from the Windows command line.

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