How-to Install Python 2/3 PIP on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial 32-64bit Linux

February 4th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Python PIP for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Python 3.x and Python 2.x PIP Package Manager and Setuptools with easy_install on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS i386/amd64 GNU/Linux.

Especially relevant: the Python 2.x/3.x Setuptools Package is Now Automatically Installed by the Script.

Furthermore the pip2 & pip3 are the Python Package Managers used to install and manage software packages written in Python 2/3.

pip for Python 2/3 Installation Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Session
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Python 2/3 pip installation for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal

  2. Installing Python 2.x/3.x Pip Tool

    1. Download the Pip Script Installer:

      Get Python Pip Script Installer

      Right-Click on Link > Save As

    2. Installing Python 2/3 PIP

      cd ~/Downloads

      To give Execution permission:

      sudo chmod +x

      If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
      For Python 2 PIP do:

      sudo su -c "python"

      Then for Python 3 PIP do:

      sudo su -c "python3"
  3. 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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