How To Install Pip on CentOS 8

Install Pip on CentOS 8

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Pip on CentOS 8. For those of you who didn’t know, Pip is the standard package (module) manager for Python. With the help of pip you can also install the package of particular version. Most importantly pip has a feature to manage full lists of packages and corresponding version numbers, possible through a “requirements” file. It performs the same basic job as easy install, but with some extra features.

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Install Pip on CentOS 8

Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

Step 2. Installing Pip on CentOS 8.

  • Installing pip for Python 3 (pip3)

To install pip for Python 3 on CentOS 8 run the following command:

Once the installation is completed you can verify the installation:

  • Installing pip for Python 2 (pip2)

To install Python 2 and pip, enter the following command:

Verify the installation by typing:

Step 3. How to use pip command.

After installing python-pip package, the pip command will be available on system. There are multiple options available with pip command:

To install new python package type:

To uninstall python package installed by pip type:

To search python package type:

For more Pip options and usage examples you can use the –help flag:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Pip. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Pip Python on CentOS 8 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Python website.

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