Using sudo with pip3?

Cameron Simpson cs at
Sat Jan 7 21:31:01 EST 2017

On 07Jan2017 19:02, jim <jf_byrnes at> wrote:
>On 01/07/2017 03:17 PM, Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
>>On Sat, 7 Jan 2017 12:22:45 -0600, jim <jf_byrnes at> declaimed
>>the following:
>>>What is "system python"? If I do $ which python I get /usr/bin/python
>>>which points to python 2.7xx. So if everything I added was for python 3
>>>either using pip3 or apt-get would I be adding to "system python"?
>>	What does
>>		which python3
>jfb at jims-1604:~$ which python3

That is the system (Ubuntu supplied) python3. /usr/bin belongs to the vendor.

Cameron Simpson <cs at>

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