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I am working on a virtual environment: sk, which I made this way:

$ mkvirtualenv sk -p python3

I use workon sk to activate this environment and work in it. When I try to run some functionality of the perf utility in it, it asks for permission; it advises me to use sudo. On doing so, the essence of the environment gets lost as it doesn't detect any packages that I installed in it (e.g. pandas).

I have already gone through the similar article on this site as here, which suggests using the command

sudo ./AwesomeProject/bin/python <script>

where virtualenv is ./AwesomeProject. I tried it and found the Python instance within my virtual environments to be as ./.virtualenvs/sk/bin/python3. I run the instance as:

$./.virtualenvs/sk/bin/python3 main.py

I get bash: .virtualenvs/sk/bin/python3: No such file or directory

(main.py is the python script I intend to run)

Why do I face this error with sudo and how should I overcome this ?

  • ./virtualenvs/sk/bin/python3 main.py ? – B. du Garay May 23 at 17:33
  • @B.duGaray I have made the required edits. For context, Its actually the solution suggested by the linked answer. – Pe Dro May 23 at 17:38
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The .virtualenvs directory is usually in your home directory. The output suggests that the python executable cannot be found.

Try running ~/.virtualenvs/sk/bin/python3 main.py

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