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Internet of Things with Python by Gastón C. Hillar

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Installing pip and additional libraries

By default, the pip package management system that makes it easy to install and manage software packages written in Python isn't installed. We are going to use Python as our main programming language, and therefore, we will definitely benefit from installing pip.

Enter the following curl command to download the get-pip.py file from https://bootstrap.pypa.io, into the current folder.

curl -L "https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py" > get-pip.py

You will see an output similar to the following lines that will indicate the download progress:

  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
100 1379k  100 1379k    0     0   243k      0  0:00:05  0:00:05 --:--:--  411k

Once the download ...

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