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Installing pip in virtual environment

[Last update: 03/07/2014]

Prerequisites: Install Python and set up virtual environment
Tested on: Xubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS (64-bit) with ActivePython installed in /opt

  • (skip, if activated) Activate the virtual environment you would like to install pip in:
  1. cd ~/venv/apy3341
    source bin/activate
  • Download “get-pip.py“:
  1. curl https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py > bin/get-pip.py
  • Download and install pip (the latest version of setuptools will be installed automatically):
  1.  bin/python bin/get-pip.py