This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-python-package-installer-pip-on-ubuntu-20-04-focal-fossa-linux
The instructions on this page do not work for me on a freshly installed Ubuntu 20.04 system. There is a warning on that page that says:
'Is the Universe repository enabled?
Before you proceed make sure that you have the Ubuntu Universe repository enabled as otherwise the below python-pip installation commands will throw the following error: E: Unable to locate package python-pip
I have followed those instructions to make sure that I have the Ubuntu Universe repository enabled, and even so, attempting to run the command ‘sudo apt install python-pip’ gives the error ‘E: Unable to locate package python-pip’.
This instructions on this web page for installing pip for Python 2 on Ubuntu 20.04 I have found do work. You may want to consider changing your documentation page so the instructions are more like this:
(because I am a new user, and thus am not allowed to put links in posts, I will ‘spell’ the link by replacing the colon character with the word COLON and slash with SLASH)
H T T P S COLON SLASH SLASH linuxize DOT com SLASH post SLASH how-to-install-pip-on-ubuntu-20.04