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Managing Conda and Anaconda

conda info

Verify conda is installed, check version #

conda update conda

Update conda package and environment manager

conda update anaconda

Update the anaconda meta package

Managing Environments

conda info --envs

conda info -e

Get a list of all my environments

Active environment shown with *

conda create --name snowflakes biopython

conda create -n snowflakes biopython

Create an environment and install program(s)

source activate snowflakes

Activate the new environment to use it

source deactivate

Deactivate the environment

conda create -n bunnies python=3.4 astroid

Create a new environment, specify Python version

conda create -n flowers --clone snowflakes

Make exact copy of an environment

conda remove -n flowers --all

Delete an environment

conda env export > puppies.yml

Save current environment to a file

conda env create -f puppies.yml

Load environment from a file

Managing Python

conda search --full-name python

conda search -f python

Check versions of Python available to install

conda create -n snakes python=3.4

Install different version of Python in new environment

Managing .condarc Configuration

conda config --get

Get all keys and values from my .condarc file

conda config --get channels

Get value of the key channels from .condarc file

conda config --add channels pandas

Add a new value to channels so conda looks for packages in this location

Managing Packages, Including Python

conda list

View list of packages and versions installed in active environment

conda search beautiful-soup

Search for a package to see if it is available to conda install

conda install -n bunnies beautiful-soup

Install a new package

NOTE: If you do not include the name of the environment, it will install in the current active environment.

conda update beautiful-soup

Update a package in the current environment

conda search --override-channels -c pandas bottleneck

Search for a package in a specific location (the pandas channel on

conda install -c pandas bottleneck

Install a package from a specific channel

conda search --override-channels -c defaults beautiful-soup

Search for a package to see if it is available from the Anaconda repository

conda install iopro accelerate

Install commercial Continuum packages

conda skeleton pypi pyinstrument

conda build pyinstrument

Build a Conda package from a Python Package Index (PyPi) Package

Removing Packages or Environments

conda remove --name bunnies beautiful-soup

Remove one package from any named environment

conda remove beautiful-soup

Remove one package from the active environment

conda remove --name bunnies beautiful-soup astroid

Remove multiple packages from any environment

conda remove --name snakes --all

Remove an environment