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Install Python 2.7.x from Source with sqlite3 included
# Prerequisites for Python 2.7.x
apt-get update
apt-get install build-essential checkinstall
apt-get install libreadline-gplv2-dev libncursesw5-dev libssl-dev libsqlite3-dev tk-dev libgdbm-dev libc6-dev libbz2-dev
# Download and extract Python 2.7.13
cd /usr/src
curl -O
tar xvfz Python-2.7.13.tgz
# Edit before compiling and add the output of `which sqlite3` to an array called sqlite_inc_paths
nano /usr/src/Python-2.7.13/
# Compile Python
cd Python-2.7.13
sudo ./configure --enable-optimizations
sudo make altinstall
# Check Version
python2.7 -v
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