Python for Beginners #1— Installing Python

Story time before we begin

Introducing the Anaconda IDE

Table of Contents

  1. Anaconda on Windows
  2. Anaconda on Mac
  3. Anaconda on Linux
  4. Google Colab

Anaconda Installation on Windows

  1. Go to the Anaconda Website and choose the 64-Bit installer
  2. Run the installer once downloaded
  3. Start your new life as a Pythonista

Anaconda Installation on Mac

  1. Go to the Anaconda Website and choose the 64-Bit installer
  2. Run the installer once downloaded
  3. Start your new life as a Pythonista
caleb@Calebs-MacBook-Pro ~ % conda list
zsh: command not found: conda
source /opt/anaconda3/bin/activate
source ~/anaconda3/bin/activate

Anaconda Installation on Ubuntu

  1. We first install packages relating to the Anaconda GUI
sudo apt install libgl1-mesa-glx libegl1-mesa libxrandr2 libxrandr2 libxss1 libxcursor1 libxcomposite1 libasound2 libxi6 libxtst6
wget -P /tmp https://repo.anaconda.com/archive/Anaconda3-2020.11-Linux-x86_64.sh
bash /Downloads/Anaconda3–2020.11-Linux-x86_64.sh
Welcome to Anaconda3 2020.02In order to continue the installation process, please review the license
agreement.
Please, press ENTER to continue
>>>
Anaconda3 will now be installed into this location:
/home/linuxize/anaconda3
- Press ENTER to confirm the location
— Press CTRL-C to abort the installation
— Or specify a different location below
source ~/.bashrc

Computer too slow? Google Colab to the rescue

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