How to Install Python 3

Install Python

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.

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    Python Download Page

  • Step 2 : Build Instructions

    Unzip the downloaded package. Open README.rst file and follow the instructions under “Build Instructions”.

    Open the terminal and navigate to the folder.

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    Python folder

  • Step 3 :  Configure

        ./configure
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    ./configure

  • Step 4 :  Make

        make
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    make

    “make test” command is optional, so we skip that part.

  • Step 5 : Install

        sudo make install
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    Install

    [By the way in the background, its Joey from FRIENDS]
  • Step 6 : Verify Python Installation

    Open the terminal and start python with the following command

    python3
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    Python Installation Verification

    Python3 shell starts.. And python3 is installed on the computer.

Conclusion :

We have successfully done Python Installation.