pip

pip is a tool for installing and managing Python packages, such as those found in the Python Package Index. It’s a replacement for easy_install.

$ pip install simplejson
[... progress report ...]
Successfully installed simplejson

Upgrading a package:

$ pip install --upgrade simplejson
[... progress report ...]
Successfully installed simplejson

Removing a package:

$ pip uninstall simplejson
Uninstalling simplejson:
  /home/me/env/lib/python2.7/site-packages/simplejson
  /home/me/env/lib/python2.7/site-packages/simplejson-2.2.1-py2.7.egg-info
Proceed (y/n)? y
  Successfully uninstalled simplejson

Community

The homepage for pip is at pip-installer.org. Bugs can be filed in the pip issue tracker. Discussion happens on the virtualenv email group.

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