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working_with_python [2020/12/03 15:24]
deul
working_with_python [2020/12/22 14:06] (current)
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 virtualenv --help virtualenv --help
 </code> </code>
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 ==== METHOD 3: easy_install with the `--user' option ==== ==== METHOD 3: easy_install with the `--user' option ====
 Easy Install is a python module (easy_install) that lets you automatically download, build, install, and manage Python packages.  Easy Install is a python module (easy_install) that lets you automatically download, build, install, and manage Python packages. 
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 python -m easy_install --help python -m easy_install --help
 </code> </code>
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 +==== Migrating packages between python versions ====
 +Another issue when using personal installs may arrise on operating system upgrades, when a newer version of python is made the default (eg, moving from python 3.7 to python 3.9).
 +Notes copied from the [[https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/fedora/f33/release-notes/developers/Development_Python/#_notes_on_migrating_user_installed_pip_packages|Fedora release notes]]:
 +  - Make a list of installed packages in the old python version:
 +<code bash>  
 +  python3.7 -m pip freeze > installed.txt 
 +</code>
 +  - Reinstall for the current python version:
 +<code bash>
 +  python3.9 -m pip install --user -r installed.txt
 +</code>
 +  - Optionally, uninstall the packages from the old python version and/or remove the obsolete directory under $HOME/.local/lib/python3.7
 ===== Example: how to let python search arbitrary library paths  ===== ===== Example: how to let python search arbitrary library paths  =====
 For instance for python v2.7 installations, create or edit For instance for python v2.7 installations, create or edit
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-===== Jupyter Notebooks =====+====== Jupyter Notebooks ======
 Depending on your operating system (Fedora or RedHat) you might get a different python kernel version as the standard kernel. If you get ''python2'' as the default kernel and only option, but wish the use the ''python3'' kernel you need to add this kernel to you local environment. This can be done by executing: Depending on your operating system (Fedora or RedHat) you might get a different python kernel version as the standard kernel. If you get ''python2'' as the default kernel and only option, but wish the use the ''python3'' kernel you need to add this kernel to you local environment. This can be done by executing:
     python3 -m ipykernel install –user     python3 -m ipykernel install –user
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