[Tutor] Running Python on Gentoo

Khamid Nurdiev khamid.nurdiev at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 21:23:50 CEST 2007

Yes, I have the same problem with running python scripts from console in
Debian, the line "#! /usr/bin/python" doesn't help. I have to type "python
script.py" in order to run the script.py file.

On 7/26/07, Greg Lindstrom <greg.lindstrom at novasyshealth.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am running python 2.4.2 on Gentoo Unix and am having problems running
> programs.  I have a script, hello.py as such:
> #! /usr/bin/python
> print 'hello, world'
> that I save and add executable permission.  Then at the prompt I type in..
> $ ./hello.py
> -bash: ./hello.py: /usr/bin/python: bad interpreter: Permission denied
> If I type
> $ python hello.py
> I get "hello, world" as expected.
> I was hoping that the "shabang" would have the script execute.  Am I
> missing something?  Can you help me?  BTW, when I type /usr/bin/python
> at the prompt I get the python interpreter, so at least that's working.
> Thanks,
> --greg
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