The default version that Ubuntu carries is Python 2.7 and Python 3.4. How do I get Python 3.2?

There another question on this website where the topranked answer solves the issue for Ubuntu 13.04 with

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:fkrull/deadsnakes

If I try that I get the error:

sudo: apt-add-repository: command not found
  • possible duplicate of How to install python 3.2 in ubuntu 13.04 – Tim Jul 14 '15 at 9:32
  • Whats the output of sudo grep 'secure_path' /etc/sudoers and type -a apt-add-repository ? – heemayl Jul 14 '15 at 10:08
  • @heemayl : type -a apt-add-repository -bash: type: apt-add-repository: not found – Christian Jul 14 '15 at 11:32
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    Do sudo apt-get install software-properties-common and then check.. – heemayl Jul 14 '15 at 11:43

I got it to work by first installing "software-properties-common" as suggested in the comments:

sudo apt-get install software-properties-common

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:fkrull/deadsnakes
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install python3.2

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