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virtualenv and ubuntu


On Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 8:00:17 AM UTC-7, Matt Ruffalo wrote:
> On 2018-08-28 07:26, stone.zhong at gmail.com wrote:
> > Hi there,
> >
> > Sorry if the question is naive, I am on Ubuntu 16.04 with Python 3.5.2, now I want to use virtualenv, I noticed there are two ways to get virtualenv installed:
> >
> > 1) do "sudo apt-get install virtualenv"
> > 2) do "pip3 install virtualenv"
> >
> > What is the preferred way to install virtualenv?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Stone
> 
> Hi Stone-
> 
> The 'virtualenv' tool is superseded in Python 3.3+ by the 'venv' module
> in the standard library.
> 
> Ubuntu 16.04 does not have this installed by default; you can install it
> with 'sudo apt-get install python3-venv'. After that, you can create a
> virtual environment with 'python3 -m venv'.
> 
> MMR...

Hi Kunal and Matt, thanks for the help, really appreciated!

- Stone