Anaconda is a python distribution. It also has its own package manger
You can install python and other softwares/packages through conda. Main advantage is that
it comes with most of the necessary packages.
Here we will tell you how to install anaconda python in paramshakti.
Goto the download page for anaconda individual edition.
Anaconda3-20XX.XX-Linux-x86_64.sh file and copy it to your paramshakti
Accept the terms and condition by typing
You can set up your custom install directory or default location is also fine.
It will take some time to install
At the end it will ask you
Do you wish the installer to initialize Anaconda3 by running conda init? [yes|no]
Although the default is
Now logout and login again. You will find there is
(base) in front of login prompt.
you can disable it by
conda config --set auto_activate_base false
Don’t worry it will go away next time you login
you can also notice there are some config in your
~/.bashrc file written by conda installer don’t remove it.
If you install it in your home directory it will be something like this
# >>> conda initialize >>> # !! Contents within this block are managed by 'conda init' !! __conda_setup="$('/home/username/anaconda3/bin/conda' 'shell.zsh' 'hook' 2> /dev/null)" if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then eval "$__conda_setup" else if [ -f "/home/username/anaconda3/etc/profile.d/conda.sh" ]; then . "/home/username/anaconda3/etc/profile.d/conda.sh" else export PATH="/home/username/anaconda3/bin:$PATH" fi fi unset __conda_setup # <<< conda initialize <<<
Now you can activate base environment by
conda activate base
and deactivate it by
You can also install different environment with required package. Details documentation is here.
We strongly recommend to create new environment each time when you work on a different projects.
You can read more documentation here