This question keeps coming up on various forums and on Twitter so I thought I would share how we install Python and the extra libraries we use across our school network. A recent discussion on Twitter between Chris Sharples and Laura caught my attention.
Chris was asking Laura for an MSI package version of her fantastic GUI Zero Python library.
— gr8ict (@gr8ict) July 3, 2017
So I offered to write up a blog post about how we install extra Python packages across our school network.
No need for an MSI to install Python libraries across school network. I have a vbs script which will do the job… Will put a blog up
— Jon Witts (@jonwitts) July 3, 2017
Now all school networks differ and, as they say, YMMV! But for what it’s worth here’s how we do it…