How to Install Python Pip on CentOS 7. Different from Ububntu, CentOS 7 core repository does not provide pip package. Pip is the package manager for Python. It allows you to install and manage additional packages that are not part of the Python standard library. And tis article is guide how to install pip on CentOS 7.
First, we need to enable EPEL repository.
sudo yum install epel-release
After that, we can install pip using yum package manager.
sudo yum install python-pip
How to check pip version
[root@linuxsec ~]# pip --version pip 19.1.1 from /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip (python 2.7)
Check available command
[root@evilserver ~]# pip --help Usage: pip [options] Commands: install Install packages. download Download packages. uninstall Uninstall packages. freeze Output installed packages in requirements format. list List installed packages. show Show information about installed packages. check Verify installed packages have compatible dependencies. config Manage local and global configuration. search Search PyPI for packages. wheel Build wheels from your requirements. hash Compute hashes of package archives. completion A helper command used for command completion. help Show help for commands. General Options: -h, --help Show help. --isolated Run pip in an isolated mode, ignoring environment variables and user configuration. -v, --verbose Give more output. Option is additive, and can be used up to 3 times. -V, --version Show version and exit. -q, --quiet Give less output. Option is additive, and can be used up to 3 times (corresponding to WARNING, ERROR, and CRITICAL logging levels). --log Path to a verbose appending log. --proxy Specify a proxy in the form [user:passwd@]proxy.server:port. --retries Maximum number of retries each connection should attempt (default 5 times). --timeout Set the socket timeout (default 15 seconds). --exists-action Default action when a path already exists: (s)witch, (i)gnore, (w)ipe, (b)ackup, (a)bort. --trusted-host Mark this host as trusted, even though it does not have valid or any HTTPS. --cert Path to alternate CA bundle. --client-cert Path to SSL client certificate, a single file containing the private key and the certificate in PEM format. --cache-dir
You have successfully installed pip on your CentOS 7. If you have any questions or feedback, feel free to comment below.