pip command

I‘m using cloud files from Rackspace to store files in cloud. I know how to use ftp client with cloud files, but I would like to use Secure File Transfer Program, sftp on the command line, a true SSH File Transfer Protocol client from the OpenSSH project for security and privacy concern. How do I install sftp-cloudfs under Linux or Unix like operating systems?


How do I upgrade packages installed via Python pip command under Unix or Linux command line?


I‘m using cloud files from Rackspace that provides online storage and CDN for javascript, css, images and video files. However, I found that their online upload is not designed for bulk upload. How do I upload files to Rackspace cloud files storage using standard Linux or Unix ftp client in recursive mode?


I would like to install python packages using the pip command which is an easy_install command replacement. How do I install pip comamnd under RHEL / CentOS / Debian / Ubuntu Linux server systems?