python 3.6+ is required to install pipx. pipx can run binaries from packages with Python 3.3+. Don't have Python 3.6 or later? See Python 3 Installation & Setup Guide.
You also need to have
pip installed on your machine for
python3. Installing it varies from system to system. Consult pip's installation instructions. Installing on Linux works best with a Linux Package Manager.
pipx works on macOS, linux, and Windows.
Assuming you have
pip installed for python3, run:
python3 -m pip install --user pipx python3 -m pipx ensurepath
python3 -m pip install -U pipx
pipx's default binary location is
~/.local/bin. This can be overriden with the environment variable
pipx's default virtual environment location is
~/.local/pipx. This can be overridden with the environment variable
You can easily get your shell's tab completions working by following instructions printed with this command:
Install pipx Development Versions
New versions of pipx are published as beta or release candidates. These versions look something like
b1 signifies the first beta release of version 0.13. These releases can be tested with
pip install --user pipx --upgrade --dev