This package requires Python 3.7 or greater.
Verifying The Installed Python Version Number
To check that you have the correct version of Python 3 installed, open a command window and type:
For Windows, you may need to type:
The Python version is displayed:
python3 Python 3.7.2 (default, Dec 31 2018, 14:25:33) [GCC 8.2.0] on linux Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. >>>
For Windows users, this may look something like this:
C:\Users\Alan>python Python 3.9.0 (tags/v3.9.0:9cf6752, Oct 5 2020, 15:34:40) [MSC v.1927 64 bit (AMD64)] on win32 Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. >>>
If you need to install Python 3:
To install Python 3, go to the Python home page, and download the latest Python 3 distribution for your operating system.
If there is a checkbox to add Python 3 to your path during the installation process, check it before installing.
Raspberry Pi Raspbian Users
If your copy of Raspbian is using Python 3.7 or greater, you should be all set to proceed.
Ubuntu and Other Debian Based Linux Distributions
You may need to install pip3. To check, open a terminal and type:
If a path to pip3 is not reported, you will need to install it.
Open a terminal window and type:
sudo apt-get install pip3-python
You should then make sure you have the latest version by typing:
sudo pip3 install -U pip
For All Other Linux Distributions
Refer to your distribution's instructions.
Python 3.7.2 or greater is required.
- Install Python 3.7.x from https://www.python.org/downloads/ or via homebrew
- Download get-pip.py from https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py and install (this should already be installed if Python was installed from python.org or homebrew):
curl -O https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py sudo python3 get-pip.py
Verify The Python Installation
Use the procedure above to verify that you have successfully installed the correct version of Python for your computer.
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