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How to Install Flask on Linux?

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  • Last Updated : 03 May, 2022

Flask is a python module. It can work with python only. It is a web-developing framework. A web framework is a collection of libraries and modules. Frameworks are used for developing web platforms. Flask is such a type of web application framework. It is completely written in Python language. Unlike Django, it is only written in Python. As a new user Flask is to be used. As it is easier to handle. As it is only written in Python, before installing Flask on the machine, Python should be installed previously. Also, Python Pip should be installed. Nowadays, the latest version of Python Pip is already installed.

Features of Flask:

  • Flask is easy to use & easily understandable for new users in Web Framework.
  • Flask can be used as any third-party plugin extension.
  • It is also used for prototyping purposes.


Downloading and Installation of Flask:

Step 1: At first, the terminal of the Linux operating system should be opened. Then the following command should be run. This command will install Flask in the machine according to the machine configuration. Wait for some time till the process is completed. It will take the help of Pip of Python to install Flask on the machine.

pip install flask


Step 2: After successfully installing the Flask in the machine a special command should be run. This command is only executable by Linux operating system. This command will show the installed Flask version in the machine. Hence, the process is completed successfully in Linux.

flask –version

Checking Flask Version


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