File "/usr/bin/pip", line 9, in <module> from pip import main ImportError: cannot import name main

by XDK 9. August 2019 14:46

Exception:

File "/usr/bin/pip", line 9, in <module> from pip import main ImportError: cannot import name main

Explanation:

The exception appears after installing python-pip in the environment. looks like, the get-pip.py script from github is outdated which may be the reason for the exception.

Quick Fix:

Reinstalling python-pip from https://bootstrap.pypa.io website fixed the exception.

sudo apt-get purge python-pip
wget https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py
sudo python get-pip.py

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