How to install pip3 in Ubuntu

Last Updated on October 4, 2022

If you’ve installed Ubuntu recently, by default it comes with Python 3 installed. The issue is when you want to install a Python package, then you will need pip3.

Ubuntu pip3 not found.

The following versions of Ubuntu have been tested for the solution below.

  • Ubuntu 22.04
  • Ubuntu 20.04

To install pip3 just run the command below.

sudo apt install python3-pip

When asked Do you want to continue? Press Y then Enter.

When Ubuntu is finished installing Python 3 pip, then you may run the command below to check the version of the currently installed pip3.

pip3 -V

The V above is capital.


pip3 --version

If this shows the version of pip and also the version of Python then you have successfully installed Python 3 package manager pip3 in Ubuntu.

Tell us your experience in installing pip3 below.


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