How to verify the installer’s SHA256 checksum#
Navigate to the folder containing the installer file —
sha256sumcommand to verify the SHA256 checksum of the file:
The output of the
sha256sum command should match the
value listed on the downloads page.
Why disable auto-activation of base environment?#
If you are installing packages using other methods, for
example Installing a Python package from PyPI, there is
a possibility that you might accidentally install the
package in Conda
base environment instead of the
Even if you disable auto-activation of the
environment, you can activate it using the
conda activate base command, when you need it.