I first use python in windows and now moved to Ubuntu. What's the difference between these two ways of installing pip?
I tried to install python-pip but was surprised to see the 30mb size while installing python-setuptools and then easy_install pip takes just few seconds.
pip is a different project from
setuptools. Installing just
python-setuptools will not install
Both install packages from the Python Package Index, but
setuptools to provide a nicer interface and a slightly different approach. In other words, to use
pip you first need to install
pip offers more features than
setuptools, including uninstalling and 'editable' installations where a git, subversion or mercurial repository is cloned and installed as a development egg.
Note that the
python-pip package is smaller than the
You must be installing the
build-essential recommended packages to bring the installed size to 30MB.