Install Any pip Package Globally – Linux

Instead of the package installing in:


and install it globally and have it accessed from any Linux user, install it with sudo -H flag. For example:

sudo -H pip3 install seaborn

The above installs it in /usr/local/lib/python3.5/dist-packages and is accessible globally by any user or Python application.

This issue arose when I was trying to run a Jupyter notebook. There was a missing seaborn Python package but it was only installed in the .local folder of the logged in user (/home/user/.local).

Set Local Time on Ubuntu Server

To set an Ubuntu server instance to local time, simply type this command:
sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata

You’ll be greeted by a similar screen to this one (as of this post, I’m running Linux ubuntu-xenial 4.4.0-93-generic/ Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS):

Linux Timezone Setting
Linux Timezone Setting

Select your geographic region and then your city/region corresponding to your timezone.