Thursday, 01 December 2016 17:53

Let started use Amazon AWS

First, check to see if you already have Python installed:

$ python --version

If you don't have Python installed, follow the procedure at Install Python to set it up.

Next, check pip:

$ pip --help


  1. If Python 2.7 or later is not installed, install it with your distribution's package manager. The command and package name varies:

    • On Debian derivatives such as Ubuntu, use APT:

      $ sudo apt-get install python
    • On Red Hat and derivatives, use yum:

      $ sudo yum install python
    • On SUSE and derivatives, use zypper:

      $ sudo zypper install python
  1. Open a command prompt or shell and run the following command to verify that Python installed correctly:

    $ python --version Python 2.7.10