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How to Setup a Python Virtual Environment

dhanraj profile image Dhanraj K ・1 min read

Virtual Environment is necessary when you have many projects with different requirements, You can use python2 or python3 without worrying about collision and keep then main python folder clean

Install python virtual environment

>> sudo apt-get install updates
>> sudo apt-get install python3-venv
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Create project folder

>> mkdir project_folder_name
>> cd project_folder_name/
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Initialize a virtual environment

>> python3 -m venv virtual_env_name
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To activate virtual_env

>> source virtual_env_name/bin/activate
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To deactivate virtual_env

>> deactivate
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