So if you’re new to Anaconda or have just encountered the ‘Solving environment: failed with initial frozen solve. Retrying with flexible solve’ while installing a certain package in your environment, then here’s the fix without creating a new environment!

Please got through it carefully!

What to avoid?

Many of the fixes that you’ll find online will tell you to create a new environment altogether and then install the package that you are having trouble with in that environment.

Creating a new environment by running:

conda create --name env1

And then activating it by:

conda activate env1

And then installing the package (let’s assume…


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