Installing jupyterlab_widgets in VM - lacking permission

Am I missing something? I’m running into the problem installing Jupyter lab widgets but can’t due to the lack of permission on a VM. Is that correct? I can’t install this package on the cloud? How do people make APPs?


$ conda install -c main jupyterlab_widgets

  • main
  • defaults
  • conda-forge
    Platform: linux-64
    Collecting package metadata (repodata.json): done
    Solving environment: done

Package Plan

environment location: /opt/conda/envs/jupyterlab

added / updated specs:
- jupyterlab_widgets

The following packages will be downloaded:

package                    |            build
ca-certificates-2023.12.12 |       h06a4308_0         133 KB  main
certifi-2023.11.17         |  py310h06a4308_0         159 KB  main
jupyterlab_widgets-3.0.9   |  py310h06a4308_0         187 KB  main
                                       Total:         478 KB

The following NEW packages will be INSTALLED:

jupyterlab_widgets main/linux-64::jupyterlab_widgets-3.0.9-py310h06a4308_0

The following packages will be UPDATED:

ca-certificates pkgs/main::ca-certificates-2023.08.22~ → main::ca-certificates-2023.12.12-h06a4308_0
certifi pkgs/main::certifi-2023.7.22-py310h06~ → main::certifi-2023.11.17-py310h06a4308_0

Proceed ([y]/n)? y

Downloading and Extracting Packages:

Preparing transaction: done
Verifying transaction: failed

EnvironmentNotWritableError: The current user does not have write permissions to the target environment.
environment location: /opt/conda/envs/jupyterlab
uid: 682410
gid: 60000

You will need to create your own conda environment to install packages. You cannot install into the pre-installed ones.