How to Install Python on 2.x Easy_Install & Pip for Arch-Linux

January 10, 2013 | By Regaz.

Installing Python 2.x Pip & Easy_install on Arch Linux

The Tutorial shows you How to Install the Easy_Install and Pip Python 2.x for Arch-Linux Distro.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Follow.

Python Arch-Linux
  1. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

  2. Check if Python is All-Right

    which python

    If Not There then Make Sym-Link from python2 to python.

    ln -s /usr/bin/python2 /usr/bin/python


  3. Installing Python 2.x Pip.

    1. Download the Pip Script Installer

      Python Pip Script Installer

      Right-Click on Link > Save As

    2. Installing Python Pip.

      cd ~/Downloads

      To give Execution permission:

      chmod +x
      sudo su -c "python"
  4. The Pip Installer Automatically Install the Python Setuptools with Easy_Install
    Then too Update it Run:

    sudo pip install -U setuptools

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