Installing and managing Python environments

Installing and managing Python environments#

Tips and tricks for working with Python installations and managing the conda environments.

Here, we introduce a few good practices, terminology and approaches to ensure that installing Python libraries is a smooth experience.

  • When installing Python and specific libraries for it, we recommend to create a

  • When updating a library, if you face issues, it’s often better to re-create the whole environment from scracth.

  • Use configuration files to document and keep track of your packages installed in the virtual environment.