How To Install Anaconda on Manjaro 20

Install Anaconda on Manjaro 20

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Anaconda on Manjaro 20. For those of you who didn’t know, Anaconda is a popular Python/R data science and machine learning platform, used for large-scale data processing, predictive analytics, and scientific computing. Anaconda is available in four editions namely individual (open source) edition, commercial edition, team edition, and enterprise edition. Anaconda individual edition is the world’s most popular Python distribution platform with over 20 million users worldwide.

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 of Anaconda on a Manjaro 20 (Nibia).

Install Anaconda on Manjaro 20 Nibia

Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, make sure that our system is up to date:

sudo pacman -Syu

Step 2. Installing Required Dependency Anaconda.

You will need to install the following extended dependencies:

sudo pacman -Sy libxau libxi libxss libxtst libxcursor libxcomposite libxdamage libxfixes libxrandr libxrender mesa-libgl alsa-lib libglvnd

Step 3. Installing Anaconda on Manjaro 20.

Now we download the latest Anaconda installer for Linux from Anaconda official download page:

wget https://repo.anaconda.com/archive/Anaconda3-2020.11-Linux-x86_64.sh

Go to the location where you downloaded the Anaconda installer and check the integrity of the downloaded file with SHA-256:

sha256sum Anaconda3-2020.11-Linux-x86_64.sh

Compare it with the official Hashes for Anaconda. If the hash value of the locally downloaded installer file matches with the official hash, you’re good to go.

Now, start Anaconda installation using the following command:

bash Anaconda3-2020.11-Linux-x86_64.sh

Now keep pressing enter till it asks:

Do you accept the license terms? [yes|no]
Do you wish the installer to initialize Anaconda3
by running conda init? [yes|no]

To activate the Anaconda installation, you can either close and re-open your shell or load the new PATH environment variable into the current shell session by typing:

source ~/.bashrc

Step 3. Verify Anaconda installation.

To verify Anaconda installation from command-line, run the following command:

conda list

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Anaconda. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of Anaconda on the Manjaro system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Anaconda website.

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