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Setting up and using Python3 Virtualenv on Mac

Python3 Virtualenv Setup

Requirements
  • Python 3
  • Pip 3
$ brew install python3

Pip3 is installed with Python3

Installation

To install virtualenv via pip run:

$ pip3 install virtualenv
Usage

Creation of virtualenv:

$ virtualenv -p python3 <desired-path>

Activate the virtualenv:

$ source <desired-path>/bin/activate

Deactivate the virtualenv:

$ deactivate

About Virtualenv

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if it fails for you in: virtualenv -p python3 <desired_path> Try: python3 -m virtualenv <desired_path>

Thanks so much! Only this command gets worked for my Mac!

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