The purpose of this article is to show you how to install the Pip 2 / Pip3 Python package manager on a Debian 10 / Debian 9 Linux distribution. Pip is a package management system for installing and managing software packages written in Python. Pip is mainly used to install packages available in the following versions Python Package Index (PyPI). Developers can also use Pip to install locally developed modules and packages.
Similar: Install Django on Debian 10 / Debian 9
Pip does not come with a default installation of Debian 10. Pip can be installed from Debian 10 via the get-pip installer script in the apt repository or an app I manually built from source.
Install Pip on Debian 10 / Debian 9 Linux
Before starting the installation, you need to login to the installed Debian system as a user with sudo privileges. After entering, update the system software package.
sudo apt update sudo apt -y upgrade
Before proceeding, you should already have an available Python version from the command line. Use the following command to check:
$ python -V Python 2.7.16 $ python3 -V Python 3.7.3
After upgrading, use the following method to install Pip on Debian 10 (Buster).
Install Pip for Python 2 on Debian 10 / Debian 9
For Python 2 users, run the following command to install Pip on Debian 10 Linux.
sudo apt update sudo apt install python-pip
Confirm the installation:
$ pip2 --version pip 18.1 from /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pip (python 2.7) $ pip --version pip 18.1 from /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pip (python 2.7)
Install Pip for Python 3 on Debian 10 / Debian 9
If you are using Python 3 in your project, run the following command to install Pip for Python 3 in Debian 10 (Buster).
sudo apt update sudo apt install python3-venv python3-pip
If you successfully installed Pip on Debian 10/9, you should be able to check the version from the CLI.
$ pip3 --version pip 18.1 from /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/pip (python 3.7)
Using Pip on Debian 10 / Debian 9 Linux
The most standard Python modules are distributed as Debian packages in the APT repository of Debian Linux. If the package is not available, you can use pip | pip3 The command is installed globally or locally into the user environment. Let us consider two installation examples Oxley Python package.
Install in user space
# Python 2 $ pip2 install --user awscli # Python 3 $ pip3 install --user awscli
Add to /home/$USER/.local/bin To your PATH (if it doesn’t exist).
$ env | grep PATH PATH=/home/debian/.local/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/local/games:/usr/games
If you can’t see /home/username/.local/bin In the output, add as shown below.
$ nano ~/.bashrc export PATH="$PATH:/home/$USER/.local/bin" $ source ~/.bashrc $ env | grep PATH
You can then view the details of the package
$ pip2 show awscli Name: awscli Version: 1.16.254 Summary: Universal Command Line Environment for AWS. Home-page: http://aws.amazon.com/cli/ Author: Amazon Web Services Author-email: UNKNOWN License: Apache License 2.0 Location: /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages Requires: s3transfer, colorama, PyYAML, docutils, botocore, rsa Required-by:
Install Python packages globally on Debian 10
If you want all users to have installed packages, install them globally. example:
# Python 2 $ sudo pip2 install awscli # Python 3 $ sudo pip3 install awscli
Install the output sample.
Standard idea cheat sheet
Install the package:
Show packaging details
Install packages in user space
pip install --user
pip install -r requirements.txt
List all obsolete packages:
pip list --outdated
You have successfully installed Pip on your Debian 10 Linux distribution. Check out other Pip / Python related guides.
How to install pip Python package manager on FreeBSD 12
How to install Pip3 and Django on Ubuntu 18.04 / Ubuntu 16.04
How to Dockerize a Django Application on Ubuntu / Debian / CentOS