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Installs Python on CentOS
TMP_PATH=~/tmp_install_python
# Versions section
PYTHON_MAJOR=2.7
PYTHON_VERSION=$PYTHON_MAJOR.10
mkdir $TMP_PATH
cd $TMP_PATH
# Update yum and libraries
yum -y update
yum groupinstall -y development
yum install -y zlib-dev openssl-devel sqlite-devel bzip2-devel
# Download and extract Python and Setuptools
wget --no-check-certificate https://www.python.org/ftp/python/$PYTHON_VERSION/Python-$PYTHON_VERSION.tgz
wget --no-check-certificate https://bitbucket.org/pypa/setuptools/raw/bootstrap/ez_setup.py
wget --no-check-certificate https://raw.githubusercontent.com/pypa/pip/master/contrib/get-pip.py
tar -zxvf Python-$PYTHON_VERSION.tgz
# Compile Python
cd $TMP_PATH/Python-$PYTHON_VERSION
./configure --prefix=/usr/local
make && make altinstall
export PATH="/usr/local/bin:$PATH"
# Install Setuptools and PIP
cd $TMP_PATH
/usr/local/bin/python$PYTHON_MAJOR ez_setup.py
/usr/local/bin/python$PYTHON_MAJOR get-pip.py
# Finish installation
rm -rf $TMP_PATH
ln -sf /usr/local/bin/python2.7 /usr/local/bin/python
ln -sf /usr/local/bin/pip /usr/bin/pip
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