How-to Getting-Started with Python 2.X Virtualenv and Virtualenvwrapper on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Easy Guide

February 21st, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Python Virtualenv/Virtualenvwrapper Ubuntu Quick-Start



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Python 2.X Virtualenv and Virtualenvwrapper for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet i386/amd64 Linux.

A Virtualenv Environment, put simply, is an isolated working copy of Python which allows you to work on a specific project without worry of affecting other projects.

The Virtualenvwrapper include wrappers for creating and deleting virtual environments and otherwise managing your development workflow, making it easier to work on more than one project at a time without introducing conflicts in their dependencies.

Getting-Started Virtualenv/Virtualenvwrapper on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Virtualenv/Virtualenvwrapper Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid - Open Terminal

    Or Login into Server Shell…

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  3. Installing Virtualenv+Virtualenvwrapper on Ubuntu

    sudo su -c "apt-get install virtualenvwrapper"
  4. Initial Virtualenv SetUp

    nano $HOME/.bashrc

    Append:

    export WORKON_HOME=~/Envs

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from ‘nano’ Editor :)

    bash
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  6. To Make a Python Virtual Environmnet

    mkvirtualenv test
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  8. To List All the Existing Virtual Environments

    ls $WORKON_HOME
  9. To Switch the Virtual Environmnet

    mkvirtualenv essai
    workon test

    Show the Working Virtual Env:

    echo $VIRTUAL_ENV
  10. To Install Software into the Virtual Environmnet

    For Example:

    pip install django
  11. To List All the Virtual Environmnet Packages

    lssitepackages
  12. To Automatically Run a Command after Environment Creation

    echo '[bash-command]' >> $WORKON_HOME/postactivate

    For Instance to Automatically Change to the New Env Directory:

    echo 'cd $VIRTUAL_ENV' >> $WORKON_HOME/postactivate
  13. To Automatically Installing Commonly Used Tools

    echo 'pip install [myGoodTool]' >> $WORKON_HOME/postmkvirtualenv

    For Example:

    echo 'pip install sphinx' >> $WORKON_HOME/postmkvirtualenv
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