PyPI is the Python Package Index.
Don’t install anything from PyPI as root. Use a virtual environment:
sudo yum install python-setuptools python-virtualenv virtualenv /opt/myapp source /opt/myapp/bin/activate # Now install anything from PyPI into this virtual environment
(Fedora) To install a Python3 PyPI package into your home directory:
pip3 install --user my-package-name
If a python upgrade has messed up
pip, then you can run
pip against a specific version of Python:
python3.5 -m pip <command> <args>
You can also edit the
pip script and modify the shebang line at the top:
Setuptools is a way of installing Python packages.
They will usually be installed into