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Saturday, 25 June 2016

Python3: Lesson 1 Installing Python

Python is a high level interpreted programming language. It's user friendly code allows anyone to start learning it at home.

Installing Python
Most Linux distributions come with python installed out of the box. Open up a terminal and type python3 to check. If you don't get any errors then you are ready to go.

Installing on Debian systems:
sudo apt-get install python3

Installing from source:
wget --no-check-certificate http://www.python.org/ftp/python/3.4.3/Python-3.4.3.tgz
tar xvf Python-3.4.3.tgz
cd Python-3.4.3
./configure
make
sudo make install



Now when you type the command python3 It should open up a python terminal.