How to install PIP on CentOS 7

PIP is a package management system used to install and manage software packages written in Python.

PIP can be installed either by using YUM or with Curl & Python.

  1. Login to your CentOS 7 server with root user with your favorite SSH client

  2. Once logged in add/install the EPEL repository with the command

    rpm -iUvh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/7/x86_64/e/epel-release-7-8.noarch.rpm


  1. On the next step update the packages with the command

    yum –y update


  1. The last step would be to install python-PIP and any other required packages with the command

    yum -y install python-pip


  1. Verify the installation with the command
    pip –V

  1. You are done with installing PIP.