Install pip in Cygwin

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pip is the Python package manager, which comes installed by default in just about every Python distribution except Cygwin.

If you’re doing serious Python work on Windows, you should instead be using either:


from Windows Command Prompt:

setup-x86_64 -P python3-pip python3-devel gcc-g++ gcc-fortran


which pip3

should respond


not some Windows path you might have for Anaconda Python.


For example, to install package simplekml that enables Pythonic KML writing:

python3 -m pip install simplekml

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