Understand conda install -c conda-forge some-package Command for Beginners – Anaconda Tutorial

By | October 19, 2019

We often use command install -c conda-forge some-package to install some python packeges, what does this command mean? In this tutorial, we will discuss some details for anaconda beginners.

As to command:

install -c conda-forge some-package

It means we will install python some-package from anaconda channel conda-forge.

When you have entered this command, conda command will download and install these python packages from:


It means

install -c conda-forge some-package

is equivalent to

conda install --channel https://conda.anaconda.org/conda-forge some-package

As to https://conda.anaconda.org/conda-forge, there are many python packages in this repository.

conda forge