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When I try to install Qiskit using Pip install Qiskit I get the error as shown in the attached snapshot.

Any help will be highly appreciated.

Qiskit install error

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This issue is within the pyscf package that is required by qiskit. It says here that this error may occur with certain versions of python, and I have seen it commonly coming up with python 3.8. There are some workarounds in that link, but if you have nothing forcing you to use python 3.8, I would suggest downgrading to the next newest version before that.

I have been running on python 3.7.5 (which you should be able to install by simply specifying python=3.7 when creating a new anaconda environment) and I do not see this error.

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  • $\begingroup$ Many Thanks to you. I have been able to install qiskit. I am following the first example on qiskit.org. Now the problem is when I run the code , I am not able to see the circuit and histogram. The thing is the commands circuit.draw() and plot_histogram() are not working. I have also installed the terra visualizations. If you can provide solution to this also I will be highly thankful to you. $\endgroup$ – manik grover Nov 16 at 11:46
  • $\begingroup$ This may be better to create a separate question for, as it would be easier for us to see the code and the error/output you are receiving. It also may be different depending on if you are running through a Jupyter Notebook or through the terminal. My immediate suggestions would be to make to try print(circuit) and see if you get any output, and to also make sure plot_histogram() is being imported from the correct module. If you aren't receiving an error at all, you can try saving the output from plot_histogram() and see if you can see anything that way $\endgroup$ – Matthew Stypulkoski Nov 20 at 0:43

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