[Tutor] Python3 Help

Brandon Anderson brandonanderson at me.com
Mon Jul 24 02:40:21 EDT 2017


Thank you, Danny!

Mission accomplished.


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On Jul 23, 2017, at 5:44 PM, Danny Yoo <dyoo at hashcollision.org> wrote:

>> 2.  I’m trying to locate the directory path to where Python3 is located on my system, but when I enter
>>        the following command:
>>        $ type -a python3
>>        I get:
>>        -bash: $: command not found
> Ah.  Do not include the leading "$" in the command that you're typing.
> I'm assuming that you're reading some instruction that says something
> like this:
> -------
> Type the following into your command prompt:
>    $ type -a python3
> --------
> If you are reading such an instruction, don't literally type the
> dollar sign.  "$" is a convention that's used to indicate to you to
> type the rest of the line into your command prompt.  It's because, by
> default, the command shell will use "$" as its primary prompt to tell
> the user that it is ready to accept a new command.
> (https://superuser.com/questions/57575/what-is-the-origin-of-the-unix-dollar-prompt)

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