How to Install python in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus

Quick Install Instructions of python on Ubuntu 16.04.

Install python by entering the following commands in the terminal

Step 1

Update package repositories and get latest package information.

sudo apt update -y
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Step 2

Install the packages and dependencies with -y flag.

sudo apt install -y python
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Now that you have your python installed


Package Description: interactive high-level object-oriented language (default version)

Version: 2.7.11-1

Repository:

OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus

Dependent Packages (you may have to install the packages below if it is not installed automatically or is not available on your computer) :

  • python-minimal (= 2.7.11-1)
    minimal subset of the Python language (default version)
  • libpython-stdlib (= 2.7.11-1)
    interactive high-level object-oriented language (default python version)
  • python2.7 (>= 2.7.11-1~)
    Interactive high-level object-oriented language (version 2.7)

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