How to Enable Old-New Python Versions Ubuntu PPA

January 18, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Enabling Ubuntu PPA for Old/New Python Versions

The Linux Tip shows you How to Enable the Ubuntu Apt PPA Repo to Get Installed the New and Old Python 2.x/3.x Versions Not on Ubuntu Based Systems.

Basically, if an Ubuntu version doesn’t have an official package for a specific major Python version, look for one in this Ubuntu PPA.

Step-by-step – wxPython Python 3 Linux Mint 20 Installation
  1. Open a Shell session
    Ctrl+Alt+t to open a Terminal emulator on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Enabling Ubuntu PPA - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Enabling the Ubuntu PPA.

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fkrull/deadsnakes

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
    Then Update the Apt Repos with

    sudo apt-get update

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