How to install and run a script?

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Oct 12 22:35:48 CEST 2014


On 12/10/2014 21:17, Ryan Shuell wrote:
> I'm an absolute noob to Python, although I have been programming in several other languages for over 10 years.
>
> I'm trying to install and run some scripts, and I'm not having much success.
>
> I followed the steps at this site.
> https://docs.python.org/2/install/

You're looking at the wrong docs.  Having said that I'd just grab pip, 
see http://pip.readthedocs.org/en/latest/installing.html

Once it's successfully installed just

pip install beautifulsoup

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Mark Lawrence




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