Installing on Linux#

  1. Download the installer:

  2. Verify your installer hashes.

  3. In your terminal window, run:

    • Miniconda:

    • Anaconda:

  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 or Anaconda Prompt, 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:

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

    fish_add_path <conda-install-location>/condabin
  2. Configure fish-shell:

    conda init fish

Installing in silent mode#

See the instructions for installing in silent mode on macOS.

Updating Anaconda or Miniconda#

  1. Open a terminal window.

  2. Run conda update conda.

Uninstalling Anaconda or Miniconda#

  1. Open a terminal window.

  2. Remove the entire Miniconda install directory with:

    rm -rf ~/miniconda
  3. OPTIONAL: Edit ~/.bash_profile to remove the Miniconda directory from your PATH environment variable.

  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