How to create a conda environment

How do you create a Conda environment?

Creating an environment from an environment.yml file
  1. Create the environment from the environment.yml file: conda env create -f environment. yml.
  2. Activate the new environment: conda activate myenv.
  3. Verify that the new environment was installed correctly: conda env list.

How do I create a Conda environment in a different directory?

In summary, if you edit . condarc to include D:\envs , and then run conda env create -p D:\envs\myenv python=x.x , then activate myenv (or source activate myenv on Linux) should work.

How do you create a Conda environment in Pycharm?

To create a Conda environment
  1. Click the Python Interpreter selector and choose Add Interpreter.
  2. Press Ctrl+Alt+S to open the project Settings/Preferences and go to Project <project name> | Python Interpreter. Then click the. icon and select Add.

Which is better Anaconda or PyCharm?

Though they are independent tools, PyCharm and AnaConda can be used together for projects that can benefit from both tools. PyCharm is an IDE built to make it easier to write Python code, by providing a text editor and debugging, among other features. Anaconda is a Python distribution focused on data driven projects.

What is a Conda environment?

A conda environment is a directory that contains a specific collection of conda packages that you have installed. For example, you may have one environment with NumPy 1.7 and its dependencies, and another environment with NumPy 1.6 for legacy testing.

How do I list all Conda environments?

To see a list of all of your environments, in your Terminal window or an Anaconda Prompt, run:
  1. conda info –envs.
  2. conda env list.
  3. conda environments: myenv /home/username/miniconda/envs/myenv snowflakes /home/username/miniconda/envs/snowflakes bunnies /home/username/miniconda/envs/bunnies.

Should I activate Conda environment?

Inside a new Conda installation, the root environment is activated by default, so you can use it without activation. In other cases, if you want to use an environment (for instance manage packages, or run Python scripts inside it) you need to first activate it.

Where is the Conda environment?

Create a new environment

The environments created by Conda is always located in /Users//anaconda3/envs/ .

How do I remove Conda environment?

Assuming you have a environment named myenv ,
  1. conda env remove –name myenv , -n is shortcut for –name .
  2. conda remove –name myenv –all .
  3. Delete the env folder directly. (

How do I update my Conda environment?

Update Conda Environments Using a YAML File

Once you have created a conda environment, you can update it anytime by first activating the environment and then running the conda env update command. The example below updates the earth-analytics-python environment using the environment. yml file.

How do I install a package in a Conda environment?

Just use conda install -n <env_name> <package> or conda install -p <path/to/env> <package> .

7 environment:

  1. go to terminal.
  2. activate the desired environment by: source activate py27.
  3. after you successfully activated the environment, you can install the package you wanted by: pip install package.

How do I run Conda on Windows?

Add Anaconda to Path (Optional)
  1. Open a Command Prompt.
  2. Check if you already have Anaconda added to your path.
  3. If you don’t know where your conda and/or python is, open an Anaconda Prompt and type in the following commands.
  4. Add conda and python to your PATH.
  5. Open a new Command Prompt.

What does Conda install?

Installs a list of packages into a specified conda environment. This command accepts a list of package specifications (e.g, bitarray=0.8) and installs a set of packages consistent with those specifications and compatible with the underlying environment.

Should I use Conda or Virtualenv?

Conda replaces virtualenv. In my opinion it is better. It is not limited to Python but can be used for other languages too. In my experience it provides a much smoother experience, especially for scientific packages.

Is Conda and Anaconda the same?

2 Answers. conda is the package manager. Anaconda is a set of about a hundred packages including conda, numpy, scipy, ipython notebook, and so on. Once you have Miniconda, you can easily install Anaconda into it with conda install anaconda .

What is the Conda command?

The conda command is the primary interface for managing installations of various packages. It can: Query and search the Anaconda package index and current Anaconda installation. Create new conda environments. Install and update packages into existing conda environments.