Linux Mint 17 Virtualenv Python 2 QuickStart Guide

June 25th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Mint 17 Virtualenv Python 2




You are Welcome! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Python 2.X Virtualenv on Linux Mint 17 LTS i386/amd64 GNU/Linux.

And a Virtualenv on Linux Mint 17 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.

Finally 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.

Linux Mint 17 Virtualenv Python 2 QuickStart Guide - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux Mint 17 Virtualenv Python 2 QuickStart Guide - Open Terminal
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  3. Installing Virtualenv+Virtualenvwrapper

    sudo su -c "apt-get install virtualenvwrapper"
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  5. To Make a Python Virtual Environmnet

    mkvirtualenv test
  6. To List All the Existing Virtual Environments

    ls $WORKON_HOME
  7. To Switch the Virtual Environmnet

    mkvirtualenv essai
    workon test

    Show the Working Virtual Env:

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

    For Example:

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

    lssitepackages
  10. 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
  11. 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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