[Tutor] python installation problem

Prasad, Ramit ramit.prasad at jpmorgan.com
Thu May 3 19:22:31 CEST 2012

> I've been struggling to set up python on snow leopard, mac os x. Stupidly
> I downloaded and installed python 3.2 and since then the 'python' command
> in the terminal yields 'no command found'. In addition when opening the
> terminal I get this error message on the top of the
> window: http://pastebin.com/QS3gpkjK
> For some reason the installation littered my Android SDK folder with
> main.py and other kind of python files. Don't ask me why, it's beyond me.
> I removed the offending files manually and deleted the python 3.2.2 folder
> form /Library/Frameworks/python.framework/versions folder. After rebooting
> the terminal still complains about those files. I wonder how can I fix it?
> I would love to learn to use python! Your help would be appreciated!

From what I have read installing other Python versions on OS X should be done from something like MacPorts or fink. Not sure how to fix it though.


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