In this Python Tutorial, we shall download latest python package and install python to start development in Python language.
Following are the 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 Instruction for python31234567891011Build Instructions------------------On Unix, Linux, BSD, macOS, and Cygwin::./configuremakemake testsudo make installThis 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
[By the way in the background, its Joey from FRIENDS]
sudo make install
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.