How to install python pip on Linux


pip is already installed if you’re using Python 2 >=2.7.9 or Python 3 >=3.4 downloaded from python.org. And, pip will already be installed if you’re working in a Virtual Environment created by virtualenv or pyvenv. Otherwise, you must install pip.

Method 1:

Step 1: install setuptools

How to install python setuptools library on Linux

Step 2: download get-pip.py

wget --no-check-certificate https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py

Result:

[root@tutorialspots ~]# wget --no-check-certificate https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip
.py
--2016-05-06 13:45:07--  https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py
Resolving bootstrap.pypa.io... 23.235.46.175
Connecting to bootstrap.pypa.io|23.235.46.175|:443... connected.
WARNING: certificate common name `*.c.ssl.fastly.net' doesn't match requested ho
st name `bootstrap.pypa.io'.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 1522812 (1.5M) 1
Saving to: `get-pip.py'

100%[======================================>] 1,522,812   9.38M/s   in 0.2s

2016-05-06 13:45:07 (9.38 MB/s) - `get-pip.py' saved [1522812/1522812]

install pip 1

Step 3: install pip

python2.7 get-pip.py --no-setuptools

Result:

[root@tutorialspots ~]# python2.7 get-pip.py --no-setuptools
Collecting pip
/tmp/tmpAkfbPh/pip.zip/pip/_vendor/requests/packages/urllib3/util/ssl_.py:315: S
NIMissingWarning: An HTTPS request has been made, but the SNI (Subject Name Indi
cation) extension to TLS is not available on this platform. This may cause the s
erver to present an incorrect TLS certificate, which can cause validation failur
es. For more information, see https://urllib3.readthedocs.org/en/latest/security
.html#snimissingwarning.
/tmp/tmpAkfbPh/pip.zip/pip/_vendor/requests/packages/urllib3/util/ssl_.py:120: I
nsecurePlatformWarning: A true SSLContext object is not available. This prevents
 urllib3 from configuring SSL appropriately and may cause certain SSL connection
s to fail. For more information, see https://urllib3.readthedocs.org/en/latest/s
ecurity.html#insecureplatformwarning.
  Downloading pip-8.1.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl (1.2MB)
    100% |################################| 1.2MB 533kB/s
Collecting wheel
  Downloading wheel-0.29.0-py2.py3-none-any.whl (66kB)
    100% |################################| 71kB 5.2MB/s
Installing collected packages: pip, wheel
Successfully installed pip-8.1.1 wheel-0.29.0
/tmp/tmpAkfbPh/pip.zip/pip/_vendor/requests/packages/urllib3/util/ssl_.py:120: I
nsecurePlatformWarning: A true SSLContext object is not available. This prevents
 urllib3 from configuring SSL appropriately and may cause certain SSL connection
s to fail. For more information, see https://urllib3.readthedocs.org/en/latest/s
ecurity.html#insecureplatformwarning.

Done! now you can see pip (and wheel) installed in /usr/local/bin

install pip 2

Method 2:

After install setuptools, you can use this command to install pip

easy_install pip

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