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My Ubuntu server has this version installed:

# dpkg -l | grep wsgi
ii  libapache2-mod-wsgi  2.8-2ubuntu1  Python WSGI adapter module for Apache

How can I get the latest Version 3.3?

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Download and compile it. There is a pretty good README in their source package. But you can start by installing build-essential the basic system for compiling, then just follow the README

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Make sure to disable mod_wsgi before you install the newer version 3.3. My Apache crashed with error seg fault or similar nasty error detected in the parent process. –  David Xia Feb 25 '12 at 18:13
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sudo apt-get build-dep libapache2-mod-wsgi

And then you can build from source reading the readme

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Debian has libapache2-mod-wsgi, but this won't work on Ubuntu 10.04 because it depends on libpython2.7 for which there's no package for 10.04.

I downloaded the source from here:

$ wget http://modwsgi.googlecode.com/files/mod_wsgi-3.3.tar.gz

Then just

./configure
make
sudo make install
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