Why does "virt-manager" fails with error "ImportError: No module named libvirt" ?

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Issue

  • Trying to launch virt-manager fails with below error.
# virt-manager
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virt-manager.py", line 26, in <module>
    import libvirt
ImportError: No module named libvirt

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6

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