What IDEs are available for Ubuntu?
What are some of the best Python IDEs for Ubuntu 12.04?
Would you benefit from me learning Python?
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If you prefer working in IDE like Eclipse, then PyDev will be suitable for you.
By the way, using Python's interactive command line terminal is a good way to start learning Python.
I'm using eclipse with PyDev. It is a straight forward solution. You can get more informations in the following link http://pydev.org/manual_101_install.html