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How to Install Pip on CentOS 7


How to Install Pip on CentOS 7

Pip is a bundle the executives framework that streamlines establishment and the board of programming bundles written in Python, for example, those found in the Python Package Index (PyPI). Pip isn't introduced naturally on CentOS 7, however the establishment is quite basic. 

In this instructional exercise, we will stroll through the means needed to introduce Python pip on CentOS 7 utilizing the yum bundle administrator and cover the fundamentals of how to introduce and oversee Python bundles with pip. 

When introducing python modules all around the world you ought to like to introduce appropriation gave python modules utilizing yum in light of the fact that they are tried to work appropriately on CentOS 7. Use pip to introduce python modules universally just if there is no rpm bundle for the python module. 

By and large, you should utilize pip inside a virtual climate as it were. Python Virtual Environments permits you to introduce Python modules in a confined area for a particular task, instead of being introduced worldwide. This way you don't need to stress over influencing other Python ventures. 


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Installing pip on CentOS

To introduce pip on your CentOS machine, follow these means: 

1. Add the EPEL Repository

Pip isn't accessible in CentOS 7 center storehouses. To introduce pip we need to empower the EPEL archive : 

sudo yum install epel-release

2. Install pip 

When the EPEL storehouse is empowered we can introduce pip and the entirety of its conditions with the accompanying order: 

sudo yum install python-pip

3. Verify Pip installation

To check that the pip is introduced accurately run the accompanying order which will print the pip variant: 

pip --version

The form number may differ, yet it will look something like this: 

pip 8.1.2 from /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages (python 2.7)

Install development tools

Improvement instruments are needed for building Python modules, you can introduce them with: 

sudo yum install python-devel
sudo yum groupinstall 'development tools'

Managing Python Packages With PIP

In this segment, we will experience a couple of valuable essential pip orders. With pip, we can introduce bundles from PyPI, adaptation control, neighborhood ventures and from dispersion records. Typically, you will introduce bundles from PyPI. 

Suppose we need to introduce a bundle named curved, we can do that by giving the accompanying order: 

pip install twisted

contorted is a nonconcurrent organizing structure written in Python. 

To uninstall a bundle run: 

pip uninstall twisted

To look through bundles from PyPI: 

pip search "twisted"

To list introduced bundles: 

pip list

To list obsolete bundles: 

pip list --outdated


You have effectively introduced pip on your CentOS 7 framework and you figured out how to effortlessly introduce and uninstall Python modules with pip. You can likewise check our guide about How to introduce Python 3 with Pip 3 on CentOS 7 . 

For more data about pip, check the pip client manage . In the event that you have any inquiries or input, don't hesitate to remark underneath.