Ubuntu-14.04 [SOLVED]: Unable to upgrade Requests lib Python Home › Forums › Ubuntu 14.04 › Ubuntu-14.04 [SOLVED]: Unable to upgrade Requests lib Python Tagged: 14.04, package-management, pip, python-2.7, upgrade Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) Author Posts December 21, 2017 at 2:13 am #36160 Anonymous Question I am trying to upgrade Requests lib for Python 2.7.6 on Ubuntu 14.04, but I can’t. If I try to run sudo pip install requests --upgrade I get this message: Downloading/unpacking requests from https://pypi.python.org/packages/49/df/50aa1999ab9bde74656c2919e Downloading requests-2.18.4-py2.py3-none-any.whl (88kB): 88kB downloaded Requirement already up-to-date: certifi>=2017.4.17 in /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages (from ) Requirement already up-to-date: idna>=2.5,<2.7 in /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages (from requ) Requirement already up-to-date: chardet>=3.0.2,<3.1.0 in /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages (fr) Requirement already up-to-date: urllib3>=1.21.1,<1.23 in /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages (fr) Installing collected packages: requests Found existing installation: requests 2.2.1 Not uninstalling requests at /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages, owned by OS Successfully installed requests Cleaning up... If I try to unistall it to then install it again:sudo pip uninstall requests: Not uninstalling requests at /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages, owned by OS. December 21, 2017 at 2:13 am #36161 Anonymous Answer first try this sudo -i pip install --upgrade requests if that doesn’t work then below one uninstall your pip and install the latest one hope this may solve the issue uninstall – sudo pip uninstall pip reinstall sudo apt install python-pip Source: https://askubuntu.com/questions/985626/unable-to-upgrade-requests-lib-pythonAuthor: AMAN PANDEYThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Author Posts Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.