Here’s a brief overview of how to set up Python on different operating systems:
- Download the latest version of Python from the official website (https://www.python.org/downloads/windows/).
- Run the downloaded .exe file to install Python.
- Once the installation is complete, open the Command Prompt and type “python” to start the Python interpreter.
- Python is already pre-installed on MacOS.
- To verify that you have Python installed, open Terminal and type “python –version”
- If you need to upgrade to a newer version of Python, you can use the Homebrew package manager to install it.
- The process of installing Python on Linux may vary depending on the distribution you are using.
- On Debian-based systems (such as Ubuntu), you can use the following command to install Python: “sudo apt-get install python3”
- On Fedora-based systems, you can use the following command to install Python: “sudo dnf install python3”
- Once the installation is complete, you can start the Python interpreter by typing “python3” in the terminal.
In each of these cases, you should have Python installed and be able to start the Python interpreter, which will allow you to start using Python and writing programs.