The PermissionError error occurs if you're trying to use the Python 2 interpreter instead of Python 3: Python 2 has been deprecated 3 years ago and it's no longer supported as of this year. You're probably running an older version of Raspbian where Python 2 is still the default. Either use update-alternatives to point the python and pip executables to python3/pip3 respectively ( or install the application by explicitly using pip3 instead of pip.

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