This page provides an overview of how to use conda. For an overview of what conda is and what it does, please see the front page. Look over the concepts guide to learn more about the foundations of conda.
The quickest way to start using conda is to go through the 20-minute Getting started with conda guide.
conda command is the primary interface for managing
installations of various packages. It can:
Query and search the Anaconda package index and current Anaconda installation.
Create new conda environments.
Install and update packages into existing conda environments.
You can abbreviate many frequently used command options that
are preceded by 2 dashes (
--) to just 1 dash and the first
letter of the option. So
-n are the same, and
-e are the same.