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Install Python 27 to your account
Bluehost uses the preinstalled version of Python that ships with CentOS. Because of this it is often not the latest release. This article will explain how to install an updated version of python locally.
mkdir ~/python cd ~/python wget http://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.7.2/Python-2.7.2.tgz tar zxfv Python-2.7.2.tgz find ~/python -type d | xargs chmod 0755 cd Python-2.7.2
Once extracted you can use the following commands to configure and install Python.
./configure --prefix=$HOME/python make make install
Modify the .bashrc
vim ~/.bashrcPress i
export PATH=$HOME/python/Python-2.7.2/:$PATHWrite the changes (press
ESC) and close vim:
source ~/.bashrcNote: You may need to logout for the environment to update.
Enter python -V to check the version of python installed.
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