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Old 11-01-2011, 02:15 AM   #1
reojfist
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complete python/linux newbie


I have backtrack 5 installed. I am having problems getting my wifi up and running, but direct chord link will suffice for now..

what im trying to solve right now is that python refuses to open. I try "open python" in the konsole, but nothing works.
 
Old 11-01-2011, 02:33 AM   #2
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nevermind
 
Old 11-01-2011, 02:37 AM   #3
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ok i would suggest you read a few beginners guides to python programming in linux.
http://www.python.org/about/gettingstarted/
http://sthurlow.com/python/

an extremely basic python program would go something like this..
Open up a text editor (vi, nano, kate, gedit etc)
and add the following:
Code:
#!/usr/bin/python
print "Hello World"
Save this as helloworld.py

Then drop to a console cd to where you saved the file, and
Code:
chmod +x helloworld.py
Then run it by executing in the console:
Code:
./helloworld.py
 
  


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