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Using Virtualenvwrapper on Ubuntu

Install Python setuptool

sudo apt-get install python-setuptools python-pip

Install virtualenvwrapper through pip

sudo pip install virtualenvwrapper

create virtual envs directory

mkdir -p ~/.virtualenvs

add virtualenv variable to bash file

echo 'export WORKON_HOME=~/.virtualenvs' >> ~/.bashrc
echo 'source /usr/local/bin/virtualenvwrapper.sh' >> ~/.bashrc

source bash file

source ~/.bashrc

create virtual environment named ‘testgit’

mkvirtualenv testgit

using virtualenv ‘testgit’

workon testgit

quit virtualenv and back to os environment


remove virtualenvs

rmvirtualenv testgit

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