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How to Install python-dateutil on Linux?

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  • Last Updated : 31 Jan, 2022

The dateutil module provides many options to the standard datetime module, available in Python2 and Python3. Or we can say that it gives extensions to the DateTime module in Python. It provides computing of relative deltas like next month, next year, last week, etc. Its time zone information is based on Olson’s database. In this article, we will learn how to install python-dateutil on the Linux Operating System.

Requirements:

Installing python-dateutil package on Linux using PIP

To install the python-dateutil package in Linux we have to follow the following steps:

Step 1: Install Python3 on Linux Machine using the following command in the terminal:

sudo apt-get install python3

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Step 2: Now, install the pip module which is required to install and manage all the packages of Python3 using the following command:

sudo apt install python3-pip

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Step 3: Now, install the python-dateutil package by using the following command.

sudo pip3 install python-dateutil

or 

sudo apt-get install python3-dateutil

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Verifying python-dateutil package installation on Linux using PIP

To verify if the python-dateutil package has been successfully installed in your system run the below command in Terminal:

python3 -m pip show python-dateutil

You’ll get the following message if the installation is completed successfully.

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