conda command not found | Python

conda command not found python:

If you’re using zsh and it has not been set up to read .bashrc, you need to add the Miniconda directory to the zsh shell PATH environment variable. Add this to your .zshrc:

export PATH="/home/username/miniconda/bin:$PATH"

Make sure to replace /home/username/miniconda with your actual path.

Save, exit the terminal and then reopen the terminal. conda command should work.


If you have the PATH in your .bashrc file and are still getting

conda: command not found

Your terminal might not be looking for the bash file. Type bash in the terminal to ensure you are in bash and then try: conda --version


For those experiencing issues after upgrading to MacOS Catalina.

Short version:

# 1a) Use tool: conda-prefix-replacement - 
# Restores: Desktop -> Relocated Items -> Security -> anaconda3
curl -L https://repo.anaconda.com/pkgs/misc/cpr-exec/cpr-0.1.1-osx-64.exe -o cpr && chmod +x cpr
./cpr rehome ~/anaconda3
# or if fails
#./cpr rehome ~/anaconda3 --old-prefix /Anaconda3
source ~/anaconda3/bin/activate

# 1b) Alternatively - reintall anaconda - 
# brew cask install anaconda

# 2) conda init
conda init zsh
# or
# conda init    

Further reading – Github discussion.


Maybe you should type add this to your .bashrc or .zshrc

export PATH="/anaconda3/bin":$PATH

It worked for me.

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