Upgrade a specified package using pip
Using website video download tools such as
youtube-dl will often fail to download videos due to the update strategy of the video website. Sometimes updating the package can solve the problem. If you use the
pip installation method, you can easily upgrade.
pip install options
$ pip install --help --user Install to the Python user install directory for your platform. Typically ~/.local/, or %APPDATA%\Python on Windows. (See the Python documentation for site.USER_BASE for full details.) -U, --upgrade Upgrade all specified packages to the newest available version. The handling of dependencies
The way is:
pip install <package_name> --upgrade
or in short:
pip install <package_name> -U
You can add
sudo if you need permissions.
You can also use the
user flag to install it on this user only.
pip install <package_name> --upgrade --user