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Created: 2021-09-02 | Last update: 2022-04-09

Pip Python Package Manager Cheat Sheet

Pip is the package installer for Python. You can use it to install packages from the Python Package Index and other indexes.

List Installed Packages With Pip

pip list

List Outdated Packages

pip list --outdated

Instal Or Update Package To Specific Version

exmaple with MySQL_python package:

pip install MySQL_python==1.2.2

Update Package To The Latest Avalable Version

exmaple with MySQL_python package:

pip install MySQL_python --upgrade

Update Pip Itself

pip install --upgrade pip

Update All Packages Installed With Pip

pip list --outdated --format=freeze | grep -v '^\-e' | cut -d = -f 1 | xargs -n1 pip install -U

Generate requirements.txt For a Project

Run this command at terminal at the root of the project:

pip freeze > requirements.txt

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