Python PIP Ubuntu 16.04 Install Guide

February 4th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Python PIP Ubuntu 16.04 Install

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.

And the Python PIP for Ubuntu 16.04 is the Python Package Manager used to install and manage software packages written in Python 2/3.

Python PIP Ubuntu 16.04 Install - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Session
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Python PIP Ubuntu 16.04 Install - Open Terminal
  2. First Install Python Setup Tools

    sudo apt install python-setuptools
  3. Then to Install Python PIP:

    easy_install pip

    If ‘permission denied’ issue then use sudo like:

    sudo easy_install pip
  4. Finally to Test Python PIP Installation:

    which pip

    And for Python 3:

    which pip3

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