Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Mon Feb 16 21:37:24 CET 2009

Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven wrote:
> -On [20090216 11:17], Saeed Iravani (si.422a at yahoo.com) wrote:
>> I download python 2.5.4 and install but I dont know that how perform python?
>> I dont know from which directory perform python?
> It would help if you would clarify which operating system you are using.
> On Unix/Linux systems you make sure to 'rehash' your $PATH or add the
> appropriate directory to the $PATH variable.
> On Windows, you set your environment variable PATH to include the path to
> Python programs (typically something like C:\Python25), which you can find
> under the system control panel.

On windows, that is not necessary for many uses.  Just use the entries 
in the start menu.

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