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

If Anaconda is present on the workstation, packages can be installed using the following method:

  1. Open an Anaconda command prompt
  2. Type: pip install --ignore-installed --upgrade NAMEOFPACKAGE --user

Replace NAMEOFPACKAGE with the name of the package you want to install.

This will install the package to your profile in the following location:


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Created by Mark Wilson on 12 December 2018 and last updated by Mark Wilson on 12 December 2018