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?


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

sudo apt-get build-dep libapache2-mod-wsgi

And then you can build from source reading the readme


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

sudo make install

What worked for me was running this :

sudo aptitude install libapache2-mod-wsgi
  • Pranav, please be more specific. You need to explain the things so that people can get a clear idea about your answer. – Pavak Paul Jul 28 '15 at 18:51

I had mod_wsgi installed for python 2.7. I ran the below command to uninstall 2.7 and install 3.6 (my python version).

sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-wsgi

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