Installing on Linux POWER8
In your browser, download the Anaconda installer for POWER8.
Run the following:
/path/filenamewith the actual path and name of the downloaded file.
Optional: Verify results against the proper hash page to make sure the hashes match.
Enter the following to install Anaconda for Python 3.6:
OR enter the following to install Anaconda for Python 2.7:
NOTE: Include the
bashcommand regardless of whether or not you are using Bash shell.
NOTE: If you did not download to your Downloads directory, replace
~/Downloads/with the path to the file you downloaded.
NOTE: Choose “Install Anaconda as a user” unless root privileges are required.
The installer prompts “In order to continue the installation process, please review the license agreement.” Click Enter to view license terms.
Scroll to the bottom of the license terms and enter “Yes” to agree to them.
The installer prompts you to click Enter to accept the default install location, CTRL-C to cancel the installation, or specify an alternate installation directory. If you accept the default install location, the installer displays “PREFIX=/home/<user>/anaconda<2 or 3>” and continues the installation. It may take a few minutes to complete.
The installer prompts “Do you wish the installer to prepend the Anaconda<2 or 3> install location to PATH in your /home/<user>/.bashrc ?” Enter
NOTE: If you enter “No”, you must manually add the path to Anaconda or conda will not work. See FAQ.
The installer finishes and displays “Thank you for installing Anaconda<2 or 3>!”
Close and open your terminal window for the installation to take effect, or you can enter the command
Verify your installation by entering
conda list. If the installation was successful, the terminal window displays a list of installed Anaconda packages.
After your install completes, start using Anaconda with the instructions in Getting started with Anaconda.
NOTE: Anaconda on Power8 only supports little endian mode.
NOTE: If you install multiple versions of Anaconda, the system defaults to the most current version, as long as you haven’t altered the default install path.