LUG: Python Virtual Environments

David Florness davidflorness at
Wed Apr 24 10:56:15 MDT 2019

Hi Dwaipayan,

Is the following the website for the package you want to install?

If so, try

    pip install --user spams

in the anaconda shell. If that doesn't work, let me know, and if you
want, you can come to my talk tomorrow and we can figure it out in
person :)

Dwaipayan Chakraborty <chakraborty at> writes:

> Hey Jack and team,
> I am trying to install a Sparse tool called SPAMS in python anaconda and facing issues.
> Would someone please show me what I am doing wrong?
> Thanks
> Best
> Dwaipayan
> From: Jack Garner
> Sent: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 10:12 AM
> To: lug at
> Subject: LUG: Python Virtual Environments
> Hi everyone,
> This Thursday will be the last talk of the year. David will be giving a
> talk on the Python Virtual Environment and the the ins and outs of the
> Python ecosystem. Have you ever typed sudo pip install and thought
> there must be a better way? Join us April 25th in Alamode (BB 136) to
> learn more about managing your Python dependencies without breaking
> your system.
> Next Thursday is Dead Week, so instead of a talk, we'll be having movie
> night. I'll send out more more info about that soon.
> Tracy Camp forwarded us a cool opportunity to share with Mines students
> from Shuah Khan, a Linux Fellow at the Linux Foundation and kernel
> maintainer. She is leading an initiative to train new kernel developers
> with the hope of increasing diversity in the kernel community. This
> would be a paid mentorship program and is open to everyone. You can
> find more information at:
> If you've ever wanted to learn more about being a kernel dev, you
> should definitely check it out.
> Thanks,
> Jack Garner
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