Even if you are not into
Python there comes a time when you end up with the need of having to install
pip on your macOS or OSX based computer.
Searching online would lead you to long tutorials which are not really what you need. Before 2019, all you have to do is run the following command. Sadly, this doesn’t work now. So, keep reading below.
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The macOS comes with
Python installed. But to make sure that you have
Python installed open the terminal and run the following command.
If this command returns a version number that means
Python exists. Which also means that you already have access to
easy_install; considering you are using
easy_install has been deprecated in 2019.
Check the new method below for preferred installation!
easy_install has been deprecated. Please use
Step #1 — First of all download the
get-pip file by running:
curl https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py -o get-pip.py
Step #2 — Now run this file to install
That should do it. Another gif you said? Here ya go!
ℹ Now, all you have to do is run the following command.
pip will be installed and you’ll be able to use it for installing other packages.
Let me know if you have any problems installing
pip this way.
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