The complete Anaconda cheatsheet
Milind Soorya / September 17, 2021
2 min read
Anaconda is a python package manager and it is really amazing, it is popular because it brings many of the tools used in data science and machine learning with just one install.
In a previous article I talked about how to create a virtual environment using anaconda, you can check it out here. 🐍
In this article, I will list out some of the important anaconda commands. Let's jump right in.
Here on out I will use conda to refer to anaconda
Check if conda is installed and in your PATH if not install from here
conda update conda
conda search "^python$"
conda create -n yourenvname python
conda create -n yourenvname python=x.x anaconda
# if you are using a UNIX operating system like ubuntu source activate *yourenvname* # if you are using windows conda activate yourenvname
Failure to specify “-n yourenvname” will install the package to the root Python installation.
conda install -n yourenvname [package]
conda env list
conda remove -n yourenvname -all
Before running the below code, make sure you activated your virtual environment
# on MacOS/Linux: echo $CONDA_PREFIX # on Windows: echo %CONDA_PREFIX%
conda info --envs
That's it, thanks for reading, if you have some code to share please share in the comment section I will add it to the above list.
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