[zeromq-dev] ZeroMQ with Python and a basic task

Michael Cuggy mcuggy at gmail.com
Sun Mar 8 00:28:10 CET 2015

I am trying to run the Hello World python program taken from this link:


I cannot get it to run.  I get an error about the import zeromq line.
I lifted the code verbatim.  Maybe I installed ZeroMQ incorrectly?

I am using Python 2.6.6 and RedHat Linux version 7. I installed ZeroMQ
by I running these commands as root:

tar -xvf zeromq-4.0.5.tar.gz

cd zeromq-4.0.5



make install


yum install python-devel

easy_install pyzmq

When I try to run Hello.py I get this error:

Traceback (most recent call last): File "Hello.py", line 7, in import
zmq ImportError: No module named zmq

How do I get the module zmq installed? pip install pyzmq indicates
that the requirement has already been satisfied. python -v foo.py
didn't show me anything meaningful.

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