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python programming

Postby zine92 on Fri Jan 02, 2009 12:18 am

i tried to learn python and so i got to the python website and i did the installation, btw i have a beginning python by my side. In the book it says thers a python shell/IDLE but in my mint i cant seem to open that IDLE... Any python programmer or anybody help me with this problem and also advise me on which ver. of python should i use..

P.S. I am a newbie at both linux and programming
I am a noob at both linux and programming... I dun wanna suck but i wanna learn linux..
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Re: python programming

Postby MasterYoshi on Fri Jan 02, 2009 4:50 pm

If it's a python shell your looking for, just open up a terminal window and type:
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and that's about it :D

Hope that makes things a smidge easier.

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Re: python programming

Postby DataMan on Sat Jan 03, 2009 9:08 am

I think what you are looking for is "idle". You can install it from adept, it's in the repositories.

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