New guided project terminal

I have been trying to figure out how the command line for guided projects works. I have tried activating the virtual environment but I don’t think I have managed that. If I could get an explanation of how to move past dataquest/system/env/python3/bin to dataquest/system/env/python3/bin/activate. and also how to run the python file after activating the virtual environment.

Hi @babatolatemi,

Welcome to the community!

I believe your question is related to this mission:
https://app.dataquest.io/m/97/command-line-python-scripting/5/creating-a-python-3-virtualenv

You can create and activate a virtual environment by executing these commands:

virtualenv -p /usr/bin/python3 python3

source python3/bin/activate

Once you run the commands, the prompt will appear something like this:

(python3) /home/dq$

The (python3) indicates that you are using a virtual environment. So if you execute a python file python script.py, it will be executed by the virtual environment.

Hope this helps :slightly_smiling_face:

Best,
Sahil

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