pip is a tool for installing and managing Python packages

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Find outdated/updatable pip packages

pip freeze shows me the packages installed, but how do I check against pypi which ones are outdated?
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How to install pip and easy_install on CentOS

I tried to install pip and easy_install on my CentOS but could not find them. How can I install them? Also, I have two versions of Python, 2.4 and 2.7. How will pip make sure to link newly installed ...
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installing wxpython via pip or easy_install

I am running into some problems installing wxpython using pip. Here is my current output: [myuserid]% sudo pip install wxpython Downloading/unpacking wxpython Downloading wxPython2.8-win64-devel-2....
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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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Why is pip not listed in easy_install on CentOS 6? Where to get it?

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-...
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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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OS X Lion easy_install requires sudo …?

I'm on OS X Lion and wanting to setup python virtual environments. I want to use virtualenvwrapper. Can someone confirm that the correct way to do this is to install packages via easy_install (and ...
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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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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 servers....
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The suggested way to handle pip(easy_install) with homebrew?

I know there are brew-gem and brew-pip but it is still really easy to get confused. Let's say my Mac OS X is 10.7.2. There are at least, as far as I know, 3 locations for Python modules (assume 2.7):...
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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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Do pip and easy_install download Python packages securely?

For example, do they check a digital signature (like apt-get and Windows Update) or can they be required to use SSL? If not, I'm a bit concerned that the downloaded packages could be trojaned..
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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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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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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 libreadline-gplv2-...
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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 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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BeautifulSoup not found after installing via pip

I am using Homebrew to install python on Snow Leopard. After installing python (2.7.2), I add /usr/local/share/python to the front of my PATH. I also set PYTHONPATH to /usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-...
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PIP install and Python path

I am using pip install on a mac to get my python requirements for a django website. I got pip from MacPorts port install pip-2.7 Now the problem is the pip installs the packages in a location ...
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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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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 non-...
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How to install PIL with zlip and jpg support in centos with pip python

When i install pip install PIL then i get this *** TKINTER support not available *** JPEG support not available *** ZLIB (PNG/ZIP) support not available *** FREETYPE2 support not ...
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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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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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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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Why does pip search fail for some terms?

It returns soon for terms such as sqlite, virtualenv , etc, but why it failed for django query? This failure has happened for more than 3 times pip search django Exception: Traceback (most recent ...
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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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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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Splitting one giant monitor as if it was two. Picture in Picture

How can I split one giant computer screen into two screens, so I could stream Al Jazeera in fullscreen mode on one side, while I program on the other side? Or what about adding a PIP -- Picture in ...
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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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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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From where can I get “Python Launcher” for Mac OS X Lion?

I use a macbook (air) with OS X Lion on it. I have Python 2.7 installed already but I can't seem to find a "Python Launcher.app" anywhere on the system. I tried installing with with pip but it couldn'...
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Can I properly change pip-2.7 command to pip?

Basically trouble is that I have pip-2.7 command in terminal but not pip. First thought was sudo port select --list pip will help, but it doesn't even has that group Romans-iMac:~ holms$ sudo port ...
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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" open("plugins/...
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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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Can pip show me the version of the python package I just installed?

I initially installed a version of python-git (GitPython) on my machine. It was version 0.1. Then I used pip to upgrade it to the latest. Now I was looking for the appropriate docs and fell unsure of ...
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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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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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How can I 'pip search' for all provided search terms?

Is there a way to do an AND on search terms in a pip search? For example, doing: pip search django toolbar seems to show all django related packages, even if they have nothing to do with toolbar. ...
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How can I visit a package's homepage via the pip command?

Being new to both Python and particularly the pip package manager, I'm wondering if pip has an internal command for quickly opening a package's home page on the web. If not possible by default, is ...
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Trying to get pip onto UnixWare

I have an installation of UnixWare 7.1.4 for which I'd like to add (python's) pip. I know that get-pip.py is at https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py My problem is that the only tools I have to get ...
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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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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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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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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 last)...
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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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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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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 ~/...