FAQs

What is Anaconda Repository?

Anaconda Repository is package management server software that makes it easy to find, access, store and share public and private notebooks, projects, installers, environments, and conda and PyPI packages. Repository also makes it easy to stay current with updates made to the packages and environments you are using.

Many enterprises have customized local instances of Repository. Anaconda also makes an instance of Repository available for public use at Anaconda Cloud.

What kind of packages does Repository support?

Repository supports any type of package. It is primarily used for conda, PyPI and R packages, as well as notebooks and environments.

What is Anaconda?

Anaconda is a software development and consulting company of passionate, open source advocates based in Austin, Texas, USA. We are committed to the open source community. We created the Anaconda Python distribution and contribute to many other open source-based data analytics tools. You can find out more about us by reading our story.

How do I get started with Repository?

If you have access to Repository, you can search, download and install hundreds of public packages without having an account.

If you want to upload packages to Repository, you need to sign up for a Repository account, get Anaconda and the Anaconda Client. For more information, see Creating an account or ask your system administrator.

What is an organization account, and how is it different from an individual account?

An organization account allows multiple individual users to administer packages and have more control over package access by other users. An individual account is for use by one person.

Who can upload packages to an organization?

Only users who are co-owners of an organization may upload packages to that organization. Administrators who are not co-owners cannot upload packages to the organization. Users who are members of groups with read/write access but who are not co-owners, cannot upload packages to the organization.