How To Install Pip on Debian 11

Install Pip on Debian 11

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Pip on Debian 11. For those of you who didn’t know, Pip stands for Pip Installs Python and is a tool for Python programming language to install various modules. It allows the Python developers to install and manage additional Python libraries in their applications.

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 Pip on a Debian 11 (Bullseye).

Install Pip on Debian 11 Bullseye

Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following apt commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing Pip on Debian 11.

  • Install pip for Python 3.

Now we can install pip (pip3) and all required dependencies for Python 3 using the command below:

sudo apt install python3-pip

Verify the installation of Pip using the following command:

pip3 --version
  • Install pip for Python 2.

Run the command below to install Pip for python 2:

sudo apt install python-pip

To verify the installation and check the installed Pip2 version, run:

pip --version

Step 3. How to use Pip.

You can check all available pip commands and options using the following command:

pip3 --help

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Pip. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of Pip Python on Debian 11 Bullseye. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Python website.

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