Is there a way to install ALL Python packages?

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Tue Jul 21 05:39:51 CEST 2015


On 07/20/2015 08:57 PM, ryguy7272 wrote:
> I'd like to install ALL Python packages on my machine.  Even if it
> takes up 4-5GB, or more, I'd like to get everything, and then use it
> when I need it.  Now, I'd like to import packages, like numpy and
> pandas, but nothing will install.  I figure, if I can just install
> everything, I can simply use it when I need it, and if I don't need
> it, then I just won't use it.
> 
> I know R offers this as an option.  I figure Python must allow it
> too.
> 
> Any idea  how to grab everything?

Since I'm sure there are conflicts between some packages as well as
completely broken packages, I suspect this isn't really possible or
desirable.

And it won't solve your problem.  If you can't get numpy and pandas to
install, you may have troubles with "everything" also.

Are you sure you followed the instructions on the page you linked to in
your pandas install thread?  Seems like you typed "python get-pip.py" in
a python prompt instead of your operating system command prompt.  I
recall telling you about this before.  You download the get-pip.py file,
put it somewhere, like on your desktop, then open the command prompt
window, cd to that directory, and then run "python get-pip.py" from your
cmd.exe C: prompt.


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