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Can I install Python packages on a university cluster Windows computer?

Miniconda is available from any Windows computer on campus, via Software Hub.
To create an environment:

  1. Open the Software Hub.
  2. Search for Miniconda, click Launch.
  3. In the conda prompt type 'conda create -p N:\Documents\conda'
  4. Once complete, type 'conda activate N:\documents\conda'

This has now created a Conda environment on your Home Share.
You can access the environment from any Windows computer by running Miniconda and at the conda prompt typing: 'conda activate 'N:\documents\conda'

Installing Packages
Many packages are available to install and mange via Conda.
To install a package to your environment, run this command, replacing NAMEOFPACKAGE with the name of the package you want to install: 'conda install NAMEOFPACKAGE'

More information on package management can be found on this page:

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Created by Mark Wilson on 12 December 2018 and last updated by Mark Wilson on 6 September 2022