Connecting Terminal to Python 3.5

Nick Sarbicki nick.a.sarbicki at
Sat Aug 29 08:38:24 CEST 2015

Is the python install folder in your $path variable?

If it works in idle but not in the terminal that would be the most likely


On Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:08 Sam Miller <qaz_468 at> wrote:

> Hello All,
> I tried to update Python in terminal on my Mac book pro to v3.5 using this
> website:
> Sadly I must have made a large mistake since after completing these steps
> python IDLE and python within terminal failed to open or run.
> I reinstalled python v3.5 again and now IDLE works. On the other hand,
> when I try to open python inside of terminal I get this error message:
> "-bash: python: command not found".
> I am not sure what to do to correct this error. Could anyone send me the
> correct code to link my terminal to python 3.5 so I can run python v3.5
> within terminal?
> Thanks,
> Sam
> --
 - Nick
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