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How to Install Python-sh on Linux?

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  • Last Updated : 24 Feb, 2022

In python, the sh package is a full-fledged sub-process replacement for Python 2.6 – 3.8, PyPy, and PyPy3 that allows you to call any program as if it were a function. So, in this article, we will be installing the sh package in Python on Linux operating system.

Installing Sh package on Linux using PIP


  1. Python3
  2. Python3-pip

To install the Sh package in Linux we have to follow the following steps:

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

sudo apt-get install python3


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

sudo apt install python3-pip


Step 3: Using the following command we install the Sh package:

sudo pip3 install sh


Verifying Sh package installation on Linux using PIP

  • To verify if the Sh package has been successfully installed in your system run the below command in Terminal:

python3 -m pip show sh

You’ll get the following output if the installation is completed successfully in your system.


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