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Installation of Anaconda on Ubuntu 16.04

1. Download the latest Anaconda installer bash script from the official site to your desktop.

2. Change the directory to Desktop using the command .

cd Desktop

3. Before installing the Anaconda, we need to verify it using SHA256 sum cryptographic hash verification method.

sha256sum avaconda3-x.y.z-Linux-x86_64.sh

Note: x,y,z should be replaced with the latest version of Anaconda.

You’ll receive output that looks similar to this:

cfbf5fe70dd1b797ec677e63c61f8efc92dad930fd1c94d60390bb07fdc09959  Anaconda3-x.y.z-Linux-x86_64.sh

4. Now, it is time for install the Anaconda using installer script. Use below command to run the script

bash Anaconda3-x.y.5-Linux-x86_64.sh

Note: x,y,z should be replaced with the latest version of Anaconda.

Output will be as above below

5. Press Enter to continue, press Enter to read through the license and type Yes on your terminal to approve the license.

6. Now, you’ll be prompted to choose the location of the installation. You can press Enter to accept the location.

7. After completing the installation of anaconda. You type Yes so that you can use the Conda command.

8. To activate installation, you should source the ~/.bashrc file:

source ~./bashrc

That’s it, Installation of latest version of Anaconda has been completed.

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