“Eventually I got better – I started making my own mistakes.”

Install pip3

# apt-cache search python3-pip
python3-pip - Python package installer
root@sysmgmt:~# apt-get install python3-pip
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  binutils binutils-common binutils-x86-64-linux-gnu b


>>> print ("this is a {LENGTH} {STRING} print").format(LENGTH='short', STRING='test')
this is a short test print

Virtual Environment

python3 -m venv <venv name>
$ python3 -m venv stuff-env
# EACH time you will need to run this to avtivate the virtual env:-
$ source stuff-env/bin/activate
(stuff-env) $ 

pip freeze shows current modules, so echo this to requirements.txt to automatically load modules

pip freeze > requirements.txt

To quit the venv, use deactivate command (which venv adds to your path)

$ deactivate

Lists and Dicts


uses comma as sep and square brackets

list = ["value1", "value2"]


uses “:” and curly brackets

dict = { "key1": "value1", "key2": "value2" }

rb/python.txt · Last modified: 09/12/2019 12:09 by andrew