How To Install PIP on Linux Server : Pip is the package management system for Python, used to install and manage software packages written in Python. Pip is the similar tool like the bundle, npm, composer in another programming language.
Step 1 – Install PIP
You can install pip with two methods, both methods are described below.
Install pip using easy_install
Easy Install is a python module available with setuptools. This is also used to manage, download, build, and install python modules.
$ easy_install pip
Install pip using python script
Similarly, you can also use pip installation script. Download the script on your using wget or curl, then run the script with appropriate python version for which you need to install pip.
$ curl "https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py" -o "get-pip.py" $ python get-pip.py $ python3 get-pip.py # For specific python version
Step 2 – Verify Installation
Check the install version of pip on your system using -V command line switch.
$ pip -V $ pip3 -V # For specific python version
To view a list of helpful commands.
$ pip --help
Step 3 – Installing Packages with PIP
Pip provides a simple command to install or uninstall packages on your system. Pip uses the following command to install any packages on your system.
$ pip install package-name
Also, you can easily remove the package:
$ pip uninstall package-name
Pip can also take the input from a file for the number of packages to install for a specific application. Add all the required packages name with their version with a properly formatted file like requirements.txt file and execute the following command:
$ pip install -r requirements.txt
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