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I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. I was trying to finish a project using python 2.7, so that I installed python version 2.7.6 into my system. But now my system is not functioning properly & some apps aren't working.

How do I go back and restore the python to its default?

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How did you installed it? –  Braiam Jan 28 at 4:28
    
Python should be backwards compatible, no? I get py3 and py2, but not py2.7 to py2.7.6 –  Mew Jan 28 at 4:31
    
i used this tutorial askubuntu.com/questions/101591/…. –  lucas Jan 28 at 20:08
    
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closed as unclear what you're asking by Braiam, guntbert, BuZZ-dEE, mikewhatever, minerz029 Jan 30 at 10:00

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This question has been answered here with update-alternatives:

http://stackoverflow.com/a/9140731/1041104

A detailed response is outlined here:

http://codeghar.wordpress.com/2009/01/27/update-alternatives-in-debian/

As @Braiam asked, how did you install it? Python is Not always backward compatable, some projects Require One version.

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