Fix CondaError: Cannot link a source that does not exist. ***\Scripts\conda.exe – Python Tutorial

By | July 11, 2019

Sometimes we have to use conda command to install some python library, however, we may get this CondaError: Cannot link a source that does not exist. ***\Scripts\conda.exe. In this tutorial, we will provide a solution for this error.

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For example, when you are installing scrapy library, you may get this error.

CondaError: Cannot link a source that does not exist. C:\ProgramData\Miniconda2\Scripts\conda.exe

To fix this error, we should update conda.

conda update conda

Then install scrapy again.

conda install -c conda-forge scrapy

This error will be fixed.

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