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Introduction

What is Python?

Python is an object-oriented, high-level language.It emphasizes on code readability.It can be used for both simple programming as well as large scale programming.

Why Python?

Python is basically a scripting language and you can use python to do pretty much anything from making and editing files to sending emails and filling online forms.And python contains many libraries which contains function which can significantly reduce programming efforts.

Installation

Python is preinstalled for most linux based systems.In case python is not installed you can install it by giving the command

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sudo apt install python2.7
For installing python 3 you can use the command
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sudo apt install python3

PIP

PIP is a command-line utility lets you install, reinstall and uninstall python packages. Normally pip comes preinstalled with python. If it’s not installed you can install it by using the command

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sudo apt-get install python-pip
Once pip is installed you can use it install necessary python packages by using the command
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pip install <package name>