Python: Locate Python site-packages

Python Basic: Exercise-44 with Solution

Write a Python program to locate Python site packages.

site.getsitepackages(): Return a list containing all global site-packages directories.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

# Import the 'site' module.
import site

# Use the 'site.getsitepackages()' function to retrieve site packages' paths.
# 'site.getsitepackages()' returns a list of paths where site packages are installed.

Sample Output:

['/usr/local/lib/python3.5/dist-packages', '/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages', '/usr/lib/python3.5/dist-packages


The above Python code imports the ‘site’ module and then calls the getsitepackages() function.

By calling print(site.getsitepackages()), the code will print a list of these paths to the console output. This can be useful for understanding where Python packages are installed on a particular system, which can be important for managing dependencies in Python projects.

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