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The Python Virtual Environments system is a tool to make sure that packages related to different projects are stored in different places so that they do not conflict. A Python Virtual Environment is isolated from your other python projects or environments and allows for that environment to have its own dependencies to remain independent.
Virtual Environments on Python 2.7
Virtual Environments on Python 3.5+
Pip can now be used as usual for package installs
When you are finished working in the environment, exit using the command: deactivate
For more details visit: http://docs.python-guide.org/en/latest/dev/virtualenvs/
or download the PDF: python-guide.pdf