21 May 2023

Creating Python Virtual Environments on Ubuntu with venv

To create a Python virtual environment using venv on Ubuntu:

  1. Install virtualenv: pip3 install virtualenv
  2. Create the virtual environment: python3 -m venv myenvname (where "myenvname" is the desired name for the environment) Reference: https://docs.python.org/3/library/venv.html
  3. Activate the virtual environment: source myenvname/bin/activate