pip is a package management system used to install and manage Python packages. In Ubuntu, pip is available for both Python 2 and Python 3. In this guide, we will show you how to install and use pip for Python 3 on Ubuntu.
Step 1: Install pip for Python 3
On Ubuntu, you can install pip for Python 3 using the following command:
sudo apt update sudo apt install -y python3-pip
The first command updates the package index, and the second command installs the python3-pip package.
Step 2: Verify pip Installation
After installation, verify that pip for Python 3 has been installed by checking its version:
You should see output displaying the version number of pip for Python 3.
Step 3: Install Python Packages using pip
To install a Python package using pip for Python 3, use the following command:
pip3 install package_name
Replace package_name with the name of the package you want to install. For example, to install the requests library, run:
pip3 install requests
Step 4: List Installed Packages
You can list all installed Python packages using the following command:
This command will display a list of all installed packages along with their version numbers.
Step 5: Uninstall Python Packages
To uninstall a Python package, use the following command:
pip3 uninstall package_name
Replace package_name with the name of the package you want to remove. For example, to uninstall the requests library, run:
pip3 uninstall requests
In this guide, we have shown you how to install and use pip for Python 3 on Ubuntu. You can now install, manage, and uninstall Python packages using pip for your Python 3 projects.
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