[Tutor] Which pip for Ubuntu 12.04
joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Sun Feb 10 20:10:02 CET 2013
On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 1:53 PM, Timo <timomlists at gmail.com> wrote:
> Op 10-02-13 17:01, Jim Byrnes schreef:
> On 02/09/2013 05:46 AM, Albert-Jan Roskam wrote:
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: Jim Byrnes <jf_byrnes at comcast.net> To: tutor at python.org Cc:
>>>> Sent: Saturday, February 9, 2013 3:02 AM Subject: [Tutor] Which pip
>>>> for Ubuntu 12.04
>>>> How important is it to have the latest pip installed?
>>>> Initially I want to use it to install the latest pymongo driver for
>>>> mongoDB. The pip version in the Ubuntu 12.04 repositories is 1.0.1.
>>>> I see on http://www.pip-installer.org/**en/latest/<http://www.pip-installer.org/en/latest/>the version is
>>>> It certainly would be easier to install from the repositories but
>>>> will that version work to install the latest python packages?
>>>> Thanks, Jim
>>> You could just try it? And downloading it and then doing sudo tar
>>> -xvr pip.tar.gz, cd ..., sudo python setup.py isn't that hard, is
>> I usually install from the repositories or maybe a ppa so I don't believe
>> I have ever done an install from a tar. If necessary I will familiarize
>> myself with the command you gave (yes I saw your followup changing -xvr to
>> -xvf) and install that way.
>> However, I still wonder if using the outdated pip from the repository
>> will allow me to install the latest python packages? Will trying to use an
>> outdated pip cause me problems?
> I doubt it will. Have a look at the pip changelog to see what has been
>> But you're right, I also nnoticed that the Canonical repositories are
>>> a little outdated sometimes. Would be nice if it's possible to add
>>> pypi.org, so updating would be easier.
>> Thanks, Jim
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You can upgrade pip with pip i believe:
jcg at jcg-desktop:~/code/python$ pip install pip
Requirement already satisfied (use --upgrade to upgrade): pip in
jcg at jcg-desktop:~/code/python$
jcg at jcg-desktop:~/code/python$ pip install --upgrade pip
Be sure to sudo before if you don't have permissions.
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