Pip is a tool for installing and managing packages for Python. The popular Python programming language is considered one of the easiest to learn because of its emphasis on code readability.
- These instructions are intended specifically for installing Pip on Fedora 23. If you’re using a different operating system, check out our guides to installing pip on Fedora 21 and CentOS 7.
- We’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 23 server and logging in as root.
Step #1: Install Pip
First, we’ll clean up our packages:
dnf clean all
As a matter of best practice we’ll now also update our packages:
dnf -y update
Now we’ll install python-pip and any required packages:
dnf -y install python-pip
Step #2: Verify the Installation
View a list of helpful commands:
Check the version of Pip that is installed:
Which should yield a result similar to:
pip 7.1.0 from /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages (python 2.7)