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Installing Python 2.7 on CentOS for Django Framework

Django Framework need python 2.7 to run. CentOS come with python 2.6.

To install python 2.7, run

wget -qO- http://people.redhat.com/bkabrda/scl_python27.repo >> /etc/yum.repos.d/scl.repo
yum install python27

Now enable python 2.7 by running

scl enable python27 bash

python –version

[root@lin ~]# python --version
Python 2.7.5
[root@lin ~]#

Installing Setuptool, pip and Django

cd /usr/local/src
wget https://pypi.python.org/packages/source/s/setuptools/setuptools-2.1.tar.gz --no-check-certificate
cd /usr/local/src/setuptools-2.1
python ez_setup.py
easy_install pip
pip install -U django==1.5.4

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