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Install a package with pip from a github repository

Problem
You want to install a package from a GitHub repository via pip.

Solution
Let’s take an example. Say you want to install requests whose github address is https://github.com/kennethreitz/requests.

With pip you can istall it like this:

sudo pip install -U https://github.com/kennethreitz/requests/zipball/master
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