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Linux for blind general discussion
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Sat Jun 9 08:36:47 UTC 2018
yea very good explaination :).
Am 09.06.2018 um 01:58 schrieb Linux for blind general discussion:
> Something to keep in mind when dealing with software written in Python
> is that not all programs written in Python2 have either been upgraded
> to use Python3 or been deprecated. As a result, many distros, Debian
> included have both Python2.7 and the latest Python3 to ensure
> compatibility with both old and new applications. In most cases, this
> doesn't cause problems as most Python applications invoke the correct
> version of Python without user input, but if you're using one of
> Python's own utilities not specifying the version will often cause a
> redirection to the Python2.7 version.
> I.e. the command python is usually a symbolic link to python2.7
> whereas python3 is the command that will invoke the latest Python3
> installed on your system. Similarly, the pip command will invoke pip
> for installing Python2 applications and you need to specify pip3 to
> install Python3 applications.
> On my own system, with most of tits software sourced from Debian
> Unstable, I have Python3.6 installed and no Python2.7 installed and
> don't have a python command(tab completion gives me python3 from pyt).
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