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libxml install error using pip

** make sure the development packages of libxml2 and libxslt are installed **

From the lxml documentation, assuming you are running a Debian-based distribution :

sudo apt-get install libxml2-dev libxslt-dev python-dev

For Debian based systems, it should be enough to install the known build dependencies of python-lxml or python3-lxml, e.g.

sudo apt-get build-dep python3-lxml

This worked for me:

yum install libxslt-devel libxml2-devel

In case, you are using Ubuntu/Lubuntu 13.04 or Ubuntu 13.10 and having problem with "/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lz", you may need also install zlib1g-dev package:

sudo apt-get install -y zlib1g-dev

Put it all together:

sudo apt-get install -y libxml2-dev libxslt1-dev zlib1g-dev python3-pipsudo pip3 install lxml