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I am trying to install pip for python on CentOS 6. I thought of installing it through easy_install but it is not there. I tried to find easy_install with find command, but no luck. I tried to re-install python with yum and still not able to find easy_install.

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In some distribution easy_install not come with the default python.

So, you to download it and install.

#wget http://peak.telecommunity.com/dist/ez_setup.py
#python ez_setup.py 

After installing the ez_setup.py, you can find the easy_install, using that you can install pip module as follow.

#easy_install pip
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it worked... thanks... –  tsatiz Apr 3 '12 at 6:31

Both setuptools (python-setuptools) and pip (python-pip) are in EPEL.

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python-pip is what I was looking for. Thanks! –  Adam K Dean Jun 20 '13 at 18:50

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