the correct way to install python packages as non root user in non default path

alex23 wuwei23 at
Tue Apr 21 02:45:38 CEST 2009

On Apr 21, 8:32 am, News123 <news... at> wrote:
> I'm having an Ubuntu host, but want to (experimentally)
> install some modules, which are newer than the Ubuntu ones
> (distros lag always a little behind and some tools need newer versions.)
> What would be a clean way to do this?

I think virtualenv will help you here:

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