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Install Django/Virtualenv on a Mac OS X or Linux.


Step-by-step Text Guide to install Install Python 3.7, Virtualenv, & Django on Mac
Install Django on Macbook and Linux

Open Terminal (Applications > Utilities > Terminal)

Enter the following commands:


NOTE: The command sudo will require an admin password. The same password you use to install other programs. Typing will be hidden


1. Install Pip. (Python Package Installer):

sudo easy_install pip

2. Install virtualenv:

sudo pip install virtualenv

3. Navigate to where you want to store your code. You have two options:


1. Go to Desktop by typing below command:

cd ~/Desktop

2. Create folder/ directory at Desktop with command and then change directory

mkdir DjangoProject
cd DjangoProject

Now your are inside DjangoProject folder . and folder/directory is created to save or organise your code at one place


4. Create a new virtualenv:

virtualenv venv -p python3.7

The name "venv" above is arbitrary. You can name it as you like. Also, -p python3.7 will give you Python version 3.7 for your virutalenv. For this to work, Python3.7 must be installed (see above).


5. Activate virtualenv:

source bin/activate

The result in Terminal should be something like:

(venv) Jitu-mackbookpro:Development Jitendra$

Note: if you get any error you can navigate to bin folder and type activate command

activate

6. Install Django:

pip install django==2.2

NOTE: django==2.2 is for version 2.2 If you need a different version, replace those numbers accordingly. Such as django==2.0 or django==2.1.0 *




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