In this Python Tutorial, we shall download latest python package and install python to start development in Python language.
Steps to Install Python
Step 1: Download Python
Download latest Python package available at [https://www.python.org/downloads/].
While preparing this tutorial, Python 3.6.1 is the latest available.
Step 2: Build Instructions
Unzip the downloaded package. Open README.rst file and follow the instructions under “Build Instructions”.
Build Instructions ------------------ On Unix, Linux, BSD, macOS, and Cygwin:: ./configure make make test sudo make install This will install Python as python3.
Open the terminal and navigate to the folder.
Step 3: Configure
Step 4: Make
“make test” command is optional, so we skip that part.
Step 5: Install
sudo make install
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Step 6: Verify Python Installation
Open the terminal and start python with the following command.
Python3 shell starts.. And python3 is installed on the computer.
We have successfully done Python Installation.