pip is a tool for installing and managing Python packages

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Running `pip` gives 'command not found' after successful Python homebrew install

To preface, I am very bad with the terminal, please be patient with me. when I run pip I get: zsh: command not found: pip I have installed Python 2.7.11 with brew, which should allow pip to work ...
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Pip3 duplicate installation in OSX

I recently removed pip3 from my Mac and then installed it again using the get-pip.py script. Now I have pip and pip3 installed. If a run a -V on either of those, both gives me pip 8.0.2 from ...
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pip install virtualenv taking forever on Windows 7

I'm trying to setup everything in order to start developing with python and Django on a Windows 7 laptop. I already installed python 2.7.11 from here and installed pip using the get-pip.py script and ...
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Setting the default installation location for pip

I'm working on a computer with extremely limited internal storage, so I want to set up pip and my Python environment so that new packages are installed to an SD card (which is going to be inside the ...
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Why does dnf uninstall python-pip want to uninstall Fedora?

Having trouble installing packages with pip (wow. so unexpect. much surprise) and upon trying to toss it entirely and start over (no, dnf reinstall was not sufficient) I found that dnf seemed to think ...
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Can't install python requests library on Centos 5.11

I'm running Centos 5.11. I'm trying to install the python requests package. But pip keeps giving me syntax errors. pip help returns [root@32437-201824 bin]# pip help Traceback (most recent call ...
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Python Win 7 Pip Install gcc Error

I'm attempting to install PyOpenGL_accelerate via pip and I'm receiving this error: ... c\PyOpenGL-accelerate -IC:\Python34\include -IC:\Python34\include -c src\wrapper .c -o ...
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AWS Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade Python to 2.7.10, how to deal with apt-get python-dev

Ubuntu 14.04 from AWS ships with python 2.7.6. Before doing anything else to the image, I do an upgrade to 2.7.10 by issuing sudo apt-get -y install build-essential checkinstall ...
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Installing freetype/matplotlib for Python

I'm trying to install Matplotlib for Python 3.4 but it says Freetype is not installed. Here's what I've tried: pip install freetype (can't find) pip install freetype-devel (can't find) sudo yum ...
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Where does pip install to on Linux when i use --user

I just installed a Python app using pip2 install pyriscope --user and now I need to find the installed files, since it seems like the app is built to use the python assuming it's python2, when on my ...
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Python-pillow install fails, despite required library being available

Good day, I am using my Synology DS215J as a Python development environment. I have configured ipkg as a system package manager on it. My goal is to use the Django and Pillow python packages in a ...
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Pip links don't make sense

I followed these instructions to update from Python 2.7.6 to 2.7.10. Immediately after I started getting errors that I don't understand. Several of my site-packages seem to be lost, leading to import ...
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Puppet 3.8 recipe for installing package via Python pip

Since I don't have Puppet 4.2 or later for the pip3 provider, what is an alternative approach to installing Python packages by hand via the 'pip3' command? If I use the 'exec' approach, how do I ...
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zlib is missing which break Haxe and pip on Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)

I upgraded to El Capitan (version 10.11 Beta 7, build 15A263e) a few days ago. Aside from issues related to permissions, everything seemed to work fine. However, when I try to run some Haxe libraries, ...
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virtualenv cannot create enviroment

System used= ubuntu 14.04 , python = 2.7.6 . I'm trying to setup virtualenviroment using virtualenv to setup django1.8 . I installed pip and virtualenv using below commands apt-get install ...
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Run pip for python3 on Fedora

I can't run pip for python3 (3.4) on Fedora 22. Pip for python2.7 is installed on system by default and works fine. I install package python3-pip but can't run it. pip3, pip-3.4, python3-pip, python3 ...
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Cannot get pip working on Python 2.6 in Fedora 22 Virtualbox

I'm working on a project that must be tested in a Fedora VM with Python 2.6.6. I have successfully installed that (so I can use that instead of the default 2.7), but I need to install some packages ...
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Error when installing pip for python2.7

I have installed python2.7 on Linux and I want to install pip under /path/to/python2.7.9/bin. So I did this: > cd /path/to/setuptools-16.0 > /path/to/python2.7.9/bin/python setup.py install ...
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Trouble installing Django 1.8.2 using pip on Yosemite

When using the pip install django==1.8.2 command I receive the following error message: Installing collected packages: django Exception: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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pip not working on hombrew python 2.7 install

I've installed python using homebrew and I can't invoke pip from the bash. I've tried amending my .bash_profile to include /usr/local/bin/python and /usr local/share/python to no avail. When I use ...
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IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied with pip installation

I have asked this question on SO, but they suggested, the question is better suited for Superuser. I installed Python 2.7.9 on Windows 7. It is supposed to have pip built-in. However, during Python ...
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Cannot Install sklearn with pip on Mac

I got the following error message when trying to install scikit-learn on a Mac: http://pastebin.com/sfsbqcm6 I tried to install scikit-learn using this command: pip install scikit-learn I found on ...
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How to install python-pip in CentOS7 Docker Container

I am trying to build a docker container that includes pip. I am on CentOS 7. Here is the fragment from running the docker build command: Step 3 : RUN yum -y install python-pip ---> Running in ...
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How to workaround bootstrap.pypa.io while installing openstack? It's not available

I am trying to install openstack first time, as described on official website http://docs.openstack.org/developer/devstack/ bootstrap.pypa.io is not available (i am not able to ping it). It is ...
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Pip install keeps throwing odd “ImportError”

I've been trying to install a few packages using pip and pyudev keeps throwing an import error. I have no idea where why it's only happening in pyudev. It installs just fine on my other computer. Here ...
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How can I install ipython with pip3?

I just did the following with no problem: brew install python3 pip3 install numpy pip3 install scipy But when trying: pip3 install ipython I get: Exception: Traceback (most recent call ...
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pip not finding packages from pypi.python.org

I'm running pip v1.5.6 that comes with python installed via homebrew, on OSX 10.11 When running pip install emo for example, I get: Could not find any downloads that satisfy the requirement emo ...
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Running (not installing - installed already) pip on windows

I have installed PIP successfully on Windows. However, the only instructions I see to run appear to be of the format $ pip install xxxx - which I take to be Linux command line I'm on Windows 8. I ...
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No uWSGI alarm plugins when installed into a virtualenv with pip

I've been attempting to use uWSGI alarm plugins in a virtualenv to no avail. $ uwsgi --plugin plugins/alarm_xmpp --alarm "jabber xmpp:foo@example.com;password;bar@example.com" ...
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su- no password entry for user? installing powerline with pip

I am trying to install Powerline using pip to do the installation. I'm installing in to /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/powerline using the su -c "pip install github******" and get the response ...
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How to run pip in non-interactive mode?

Most of tools I'm using have some mode (often ON by default) where they ask me zero questions while running the command. apt-get is an example close to pip. There's -y option which makes it ...
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Can't use pip after download?

This is how I downloaded pip: I installed https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py and placed it in the scripts subdirectory of Python. Then I ensured that the scripts subdirectory was a part of my ...
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How to install the library netifaces for Python3 in Ubuntu 12.04?

I made a program in Python3 which uses the package netifaces, I installed it with pip3 in two computers which had Ubuntu 13.04 and Ubuntu 13.10. However, I need to install it in other computer which ...
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Cannot install matplotlib in cygwin (freetype issue)

It would be really nice to have matplotlib in my cygwin environment. I have 64-bit Windows 8 with 64-bit cygwin. When I type: pip install matplotlib I get whe following error message: * The ...
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python3-pip installed but pip3 command not found?

I am testing a Python3 program in several computers. To do that, I need to install a library of Python with pip3. So first, I was installing python3-pip in each computer (everyone is running a ...
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pip install python winerror 10054

Been trying to pip install selenium keep getting these same errors, but its not just selenium its any package. I believe it maybe a firewall issue because I am trying to install this on a workstation ...
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How to preserve files downloaded by pip after failed installation?

If pip install a_package fails (e.g. pip install matplotlib in setuptools isn't new enough), the next invokation of pip install my_package causes the file to be downloaded again instead of just ...
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PyV8 failing to install with pip, does not compile in Fedora 20

I am having the exact same issue as here: https://code.google.com/p/pyv8/issues/detail?id=132, but answer didn't work either. I am trying to install PyV8 using pip in Fedora 20. I get this: $ pip ...
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Appropriate place to store custom Python modules on Linux

I am trying to understand where and how are Python packages installed and stored on Linux and find the best location to store them. My repo is Debian Wheezy. I would like to store all my custom ...
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Is giving myself write permission on my Python `site-packages` directory a way to avoid `sudo pip` risks?

I understand that there are security risks involved in installing pip under sudo, but for various reasons I would like to continue installing my packages in site-packages (on OSX 10.9), which ...
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pip install fails on guest Linux Mint 15

On my Windows 7 PC, I installed VMware VM for Linux Mint 15. Windows PC is behind corporate firewall /proxy server. Now inside Linux I issued: sudo apt-get install python-virtualenv Then created ...
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Pip installs on Archlinux fails to build egg

I was trying to install nltk on my Archlinux server but it repeatedly fails with the following error output /usr/lib/python3.3/distutils/dist.py:257: UserWarning: Unknown distribution option: ...
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How to install an older version of Firefox easily?

I am an Ubuntu user and I would like to have an older version of Firefox on my system (to enable TiddlyWiki to write to my file system). I found in Internet the sequence of steps for installation of ...
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Pip Downloads Failing with Mis-Matched Hashes

I'm asking this question here as I'm almost sure this is a network issue rather than a pip issue.... I do a lot of work with virtual environments, pip and python on my Mac and in Linux VMs on the ...
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`pip install` failing with “Permission denied” in a virtualenv

I'm currently using pip + virtualenv to isolate the Python dependencies in my Django application. It's worked alright so far, and I've been able to install a bunch of packages in the past. But when a ...
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how to install cx_oracle package with pip from Ubuntu linux?

I am trying to install cx_oracle from Ubuntu using pip install cx_oracle however I get the error below. Also tried to go to the pip package page and it does not look like there are any files ...
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How do I choose the python-framework where to install packages with pip?

I have two python-frameworks installed on my Mac OS X 10.6.8: one standard (/usr/bin/python) and now I installed 3.3. I have already figured out that pip is installing things into site-packages but ...
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cant install numpy on mac os x 10.7 with pip and homebrew fails

I'm trying to install numpy on my mac running 10.7.5 I did the following command sudo /usr/local/bin/python /usr/local/bin/pip install numpy and the error is something related with ld: library not ...
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Pip and distribute not working on Python 3.3

I'm new to Python and I am trying to install it on Windows. I am starting to use it because I have to set-up a watch service for a Windows folder, and then update a database when there are changes in ...
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Extremely slow pypi package retrieval with i.e. pip

Finding python packages using tools such as pip or easy_install takes very long, up to ten minutes, on my local desktop running Ubuntu 12.10. The same procedures are lightning fast on my cloud ...