Managing Anaconda Environmnets

Date: 18 March 2018

Category: Python

Tag: Anaconda

Full information about managing Anaconda environments can be found here - the information below has been taken from this source.

Creating an Environment

Create an new Anaconda environment with the command:

conda create --name|-n myenv

The environment can be created to use a specific version of Python by specifying:

conda create -n myenv python=<desired version>

Listing Environments

To list the available environments, run one of the following commands:

conda info --envs


conds list env

Activating an Environment

To activate an environment (on Windows), run the following command:

activate <environment>