[Ubuntu-BD] Upgrading Python Version

Azim Charles azim.charles at gmail.com
Sun Aug 9 10:06:45 BST 2009

u can use "wget"

suppose u r download ur file at /home/dw directory

then command look like bellow

cd /home/dw

wget http://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.6/Python-2.6.tgz

##now compile and install the source (Sry u do not like but i have no way:( ..)

Go to source directory and put bellow code

tar zxvf Python-2.6.tgz

cd Python-2.6
./configure --prefix=/home/sofeng/lib/python2.6


make test

make install

sorry it's really long step...

or u can get help from below link which one for update by apt-get



On Sun, Aug 9, 2009 at 2:53 PM, maSnun <masnun at gmail.com> wrote:

> On my Ubuntu 8.10, I have Python 2.5. I want to upgrade to 2.6. Is there
> any
> way to install it without compiling from source ?
> I'd have liked a "sudo apt-get " like command.
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