Qiime2 install issue

Hi there, I was trying to install Qiime2 within Conda. However, I got issue with “wget” installation. Can anyone help how to solve the issue? Thanks.

(base) C:>conda install wget
Collecting package metadata (current_repodata.json): done
Solving environment: failed with initial frozen solve. Retrying with flexible solve.
Collecting package metadata (repodata.json): done
Solving environment: failed with initial frozen solve. Retrying with flexible solve.

PackagesNotFoundError: The following packages are not available from current channels:

    • wget*

Current channels:

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Hi LFE, thanks for the quick reply.

I tried both commands and they got the same error message as before. I had searched around and did not find any answer. I’m sure I download the most recent Conda

Hi @erichx!

It looks like you're running a native windows conda installation:

QIIME 2 is not supported as a native windows installation:

You can use a virtual machine (see link above), or, install in the WSL: Install WSL | Microsoft Docs

Keep us posted!

Yes, that’s what I figured out too. I switched to use Virtualbox. Thank you.

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