In some cases, you might need to install a very specific Python version on your Ubuntu server which might be different from the one that comes from the default apt repositories.
Here is how you could do that!
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This is going to be beyond the scope of the tutorial. However here is how you could install a specific version if needed:
First, install the required libraries:
Then choose the specific Python from here:
After that go to the
/optdirectory and download the archive of the specific version:
Extract the archive:
cdinto the directory:
And finally, compile the new version:
Finally you can create a symlink for that specific Python version so that you could use the binary from anywhere:
Then you could check if the
python3.9version is available:
Hope that this helps. Regards, Bobby