ImportError: No module named _md5 - Please help

Diez B. Roggisch deets at
Thu Oct 29 18:38:55 CET 2009

wadi wadi wrote:

> Sorry for the confusion.
> In summary I have the same issue shown here with its solution. It
> seems to be a common problem.
> However, their solution does not work with me as I am using a linux
> machine and they are suggesting the use of the 'port' command.
> I am looking for an equivalent command or workaround to install the
> missing library 'py25-hashlib' using 'yum' for example.

googling "python 2.6 rpm hashlib" suggests that there is an explicit python
hashlib package, named something like "python-hashlib". So install it.


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