In this tutorial we will show you how to install Anaconda on Debian 10 Buster. For those of you who didn’t know, Anaconda is a totally free, easy-to-install open source Program manager, environment manager and Python distribution with a collection of 1,000+ open source packages with free community support and is commonly used for large-scale Information processing, scientific computing, and predictive analytics, and serving data scientists, Programmers, business analysts, and People Operating in DevOps.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Anaconda Python on a Debian 10 (Buster) server.
Install Anaconda on Debian 10 Buster
Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running these following apt commands in the terminal:
First, downloading the Anaconda installer script, visit the Anaconda Downloads page and check if there is a new version of Anaconda for Python 3 available for download:
Once done, verify the data integrity of the script with the sha256sum command:
Then, run the script to start the Anaconda installation process:
To activate the Anaconda installation load the new PATH environment variable that was added by the Anaconda installer into the current shell session with the following command:
To verify that Anaconda was successfully installed use the conda command:
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Anaconda. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of the Anaconda Python on Debian 10 server. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Anaconda website.