I want to install
python 2.7.2.tgz on Ubuntu, downloaded from http://python.org/download/.
Is this a correct way to install :
./configure make make install
If not , how can I do that?
First, install some dependencies:
Then download using the following command:
Extract and go to the dirctory:
Now, install using the command you just tried:
Unless you really have a burning desire to compile it yourself, the preferred way is to use the DeadSnakes PPA to install versions of Python that aren't included by default:
If you are following Achu's answer, then the term
The easy and correct way:
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