In this article we will show you how to install Anaconda Python on an Ubuntu 16.04 server. Anaconda is a free and open source package manager for the Python and R programming languages, and it is mainly used for machine learning and data science related applications. Anaconda comes with more than 1000 open-source packages and it works on all major operating systems including Linux, Mac OS and Windows. Installing Anaconda on Ubuntu 16.04 is fairly easy and straight to the point task, and it shouldn’t take more then 10 minutes to install it. Let’s get started.