OK, another one on me - when installing on Linux, where did IDLE go?!

Zorba ghostagain at operamail.com
Thu Feb 13 14:33:28 CET 2003

I was careful *not* to install SuSE's version of Python as I wanted
the experience of doing it myself. So my version is the only one on
the system.

grante at visi.com (Grant Edwards) wrote in message news:<3e4a7c3c$0$186$a1866201 at newsreader.visi.com>...
> In article <24b125ce.0302120834.48aef86d at posting.google.com>, Zorba wrote:
> > Once again I am used to running Python under Windows, and know next to
> > nothing about my new toy, Linux.
> > 
> > I went ahead and did the 'make install' for Python, despite numerous
> > warnings that this .h & that .h were missing from my slick new SuSE
> > 8.1 workstation - and a very cursory check reveals I can now run
> > Python from the shell -
> It doesn't have anything to do with Idle, and perhaps I'm
> pointing out the obvious, but many Linux distros come with
> Python already installed.  You might want to verify whether
> you're running the pre-installed Python or the one you just
> built.

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