To installing easy_install in ubuntu is very easy, just follow the instructions below.
$ sudo apt-get install python-setuptools
And that’s it! Yes, that’s all you need to do and you will have easy_install available at the command prompt.
In case you are wondering, easy_install is a Python module which comes as a part of the Python setuptools, so installing setuptools automatically installs easy_install along with it. easy_install is used for installing and managing Python packages.