Install Tensorflow

How install Tensorflow on Ubuntu 16.04

Step 1: Install Python 3

Update your repository list first:

apt-get update

Then, install Python 3, Python 3 have better performance than Python 2:

apt-get install python3-pip python3-dev python-virtualenv

Step 2: Setup Python 3 env for tensorflow

Setup a separated env for tensorflow

virtualenv --system-site-packages -p python3 ~/tensorflow

source ~/tensorflow/bin/activate

Update pip first to make sure pip >= 8.1

pip install --upgrade pip

Step 3: Confirming the installation of tensorflow

Install tensorflow without GPU version:

pip install --upgrade tensorflow

Step 4: Confirming the installation of tensorflow

Create a example python to test

vi /tmp/

Enter code as following :

import tensorflow as tf
hello = tf.constant('Hello, Tensorflow!')

Run it :

source ~/tensorflow/bin/activate
python /tmp/

You will now see a output like:

b'Hello, Tensorflow!'

Congrats! You have now installed Tensorflow!.

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