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Linux (Ubuntu)

Python 3

In the case of Ubuntu 20, if attempting to use its package manager to install Python reader will notice it is already installed:

Python 3 is already installed by default on Ubuntu 20, however, the Python package manager, pip, is not, the Ubuntu package manager provides the means to install pip with ease:

Once finished, it is possible to verify that Python 3 is accessible through the terminal:

And similarly for the Python package manager, pip:


Once Python 3 is installed as described in this chapter, the Python package manager, pip, can be used to install pySerial from the terminal, as shown below:

To ensure it has been installed, it is possible to list the packages currently installed using pip: