Anyone else using python and pip on Buster lite?

Pip is not working for me on my old dual usb Model B. Just seems to be missing.

I tried installing it using the "get-pip.py" module from the official pip website but this just resulted in a long list of errors..!

In the end I downloaded Buster Desktop and this worked fine even though I only have access via ssh and so don't need the desktop.

So is it me and my old rpi or is there a problem with Buster-lite?

  • have you tried calling pip3 (since your question is tagged Python 3)? Jan 31 '20 at 18:03

It's neither a problem with Raspberry Pi model B nor a problem with Raspbian Buster Lite. Buster Lite only hasn't pip3 available in its image but it is no problem to get it from its repository with:

rpi ~$ sudo apt update
rpi ~$ sudo apt full-upgrade
rpi ~$ sudo apt install python3-pip

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