Fix Python – Where is after pip install?


Asked By – zakdances

I’m trying to setup virtualenvwrapper on OSX, and all the instructions and tutorials I’ve found tell me to add a source command to .profile, pointing towards I’ve checked all the python and site-packages directories, and I can’t find any Is this something I need to download separately? Is pip not installing correctly?

This is the contents of /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/lib/python2.7/site-packages/virtualenvwrapper:      hook_loader.pyc      project.pyc     user_scripts.pyc

As you can see, no Where is it?

Now we will see solution for issue: Where is after pip install?


You can use the find command to search for a file:

find / -name

This will search all directories from the root for the file.

on ubuntu 12.04 LTS, installing through pip, it is installed to


on ubuntu 17.04, installing through pip as a normal user, it is installed to


This question is answered By – dm03514

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