Uninstall

Bill gcviola at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 08:10:13 CEST 2015


Thank you.  I downloaded it from Python.org.  I didn't know that Python came with the Mac OS.  I have a better understanding of all this now and no longer feel that I need to uninstall it has I can chose either version.

Thank you again.



> On Aug 6, 2015, at 12:50 PM, Laura Creighton <lac at openend.se> wrote:
> 
> In a message of Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:37:47 +0900, Bill writes:
>> How do I uninstall Python from a Mac?
>> 
>> 
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>> https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-list
> 
> How did you get it in the first place?
> 
> If you installed it yourself, then you have to retrace what steps you
> took to install it in order to remove it.  Did you get it from python.org?
> Did you get it from ActiveState?  Did you get it from MacPorts?  From brew?
> How you uninstall it is different depending on where it came from.
> 
> If you didn't install it yourself, then either somebody else installed
> it for you, or it came with your mac, and Apple installed it for you.
> If this is the system version of Python that Apple installed for you
> that you are talking about, then it may not be a good idea for you
> to uninstall it at all.  Apple's own software for internal housekeeping
> may require Python in order to work properly.
> 
> Laura


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