Installation on Linux

Recent versions of Ubuntu Linux include Python 3 out of the box, so no installation is required.By default both Python 2 and Python 3 are already installed on Linux


Know python version

In Linux python is for Python2.x version and python3 is for Python3.x version

vagrant@python-m1:~$ python --version
Python 2.7.12
vagrant@python-m1:~$ python3 --version
Python 3.5.2

Install from source code

Python can be installed from source

$ wget
$ tar -zxvf Python-3.7.0a2.tgz
$ cd Python-3.7.0a2
$ ./configure
$ make
$ make test
$ make install

Note: If you are not having admin access , run install command with sudo

$ sudo make install

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