pip – How to Use pip, python Package Installer

Install python packages with pip

You can install Python packages using the pip command. pip is a package management system used to install and manage software packages written in Python. pip is included with Python 2.7.9 and later &  Python version  3.4 and later. pip3 is the official package manager and pip command for Python 3

Here are some examples of how to use pip to for installing and managing python modules

Install Module

pip install module_name
For example, if you want to install the requests module, you would run the following command:

pip install requests


Upgrade Module

You can use the -U option to upgrade to newer version if you already have an older version installed.

pip install -U requests


Install Specific Version

You can also specify a specific version of the package to be installed by using the == operator

pip install requests==2.28.2


Install Multiple Packages

You can also install multiple packages at once by providing a list of package names separated by spaces:

pip install package1 package2 package3


Using requirement file

It’s also possible to install packages from a requirements file which is a plain-text file that lists the packages that a Python project depends on.

pip install -r requirements.txt


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