Installing on Linux#

  1. Download the installer:

  2. Verify your installer hashes.

  3. In your terminal window, run:

    bash <conda-installer-name>

    conda-installer-name will be one of "Miniconda3", "Anaconda", or "Miniforge3".

  4. Follow the prompts on the installer screens. If you are unsure about any setting, accept the defaults. You can change them later.

  5. To make the changes take effect, close and then re-open your terminal window.

  6. Test your installation. In your terminal window, run the command conda list. A list of installed packages appears if it has been installed correctly.

Using with fish shell#

To use conda with fish shell, run the following in your terminal:

Add conda binary to $PATH, if not yet added:

fish_add_path <conda-install-location>/condabin

Configure fish-shell:

conda init fish

Installing in silent mode#

See the instructions for installing in silent mode on macOS.

Updating conda#

  1. Open a terminal window.

  2. Run conda update conda.

Uninstalling conda#

  1. Open a terminal window.

  2. Remove the entire conda install directory with (this may differ depending on your installation location)

    rm -rf ~/conda
  3. Optional: run conda init --reverse --all to undo changes to shell initialization scripts

  4. Optional: remove the following hidden file and folders that may have been created in the home directory:

    • .condarc file

    • .conda directory

    • .continuum directory

    By running:

    rm -rf ~/.condarc ~/.conda ~/.continuum