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I have install python3.2 alongside python 2.7.3 on Ubuntu 12.04 through sudo apt-get install python3.2.

And now I removed it through sudo apt-get remove python3.2. Then when I type python3.2 in terminal, it show:

Python 3.2.3 (default, Oct 19 2012, 20:10:41) 
[GCC 4.6.3] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
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Have you tried deleting all installations of python via Synaptic, then install Python 2.7.3? –  Compt Feb 25 '13 at 14:02

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The program /usr/bin/python3.2 is not in the package python3.2 but in python3.2-minimal. As python3.2 depends on that it has been installed automatically.

To remove all of Python 3.2 you need to remove python3.2-minimal.

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Thanks, this will remove the residue. –  Herks Feb 25 '13 at 14:19

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