Python2.6 on Ubuntu12.04

Introduction

Some of the applications has the dependency of python2.6 and for the ubuntu12.04 which has python2.7 we need to perform following steps. To run those application with python2.6

  • Install the ppa
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fkrull/deadsnakes
  • update
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install python2.6 python2.6-dev