How-to Getting-Started with Python 2.X Virtualenv and Virtualenvwrapper on Lubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS Linux Easy Guide

June 25, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Python Virtualenv/Virtualenvwrapper for Lubuntu Quick-Start

The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Python 2.X Virtualenv and Virtualenvwrapper for Lubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS 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 Lubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)


    Install Virtualenv/Virtualenvwrapper Lubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Open Terminal
  2. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Lubuntu

    Installing Chrome for Lubuntu
  3. Installing Virtualenv+Virtualenvwrapper

    sudo su -c "apt-get install virtualenvwrapper"
  4. Install Aptana Studio for Html5, Javascript, CSS & Python:

    Install Aptana Studio IDE for Lubuntu
  5. To Make a Python Virtual Environmnet

    mkvirtualenv test
  6. Getting-Started with Python Selenium Testing Browser Environment:

    Quick-Start with Selenium Python Client
  7. To List All the Existing Virtual Environments

  8. To Switch the Virtual Environmnet

    mkvirtualenv essai
    workon test

    Show the Working Virtual Env:

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

    For Example:

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

  11. 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
  12. 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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