Install Pyhton 3.8 on Ubuntu
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What is Python

Python is a general-purpose coding language—which means that, unlike HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, it can be used for other types of programming and software development besides web development.
Can be used for things like
    Back end (or server-side) web and mobile app development
    Desktop apps and software development
    Processing big data and performing mathematical computations
    Writing system scripts (creating instructions that tell a computer system to “do” something)

What is Ubuntu

Ubuntu is a free and open-source Linux distribution based on Debian. Ubuntu is officially released in three editions: Desktop, Server, and Core for the internet of things devices and robots. All the editions can run on the computer alone, or in a virtual machine.

Install Python3.8 on Ubuntu

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$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:deadsnakes/ppa
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$ sudo apt-get update
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$ sudo apt-get install python3.8
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$ sudo apt-get install python3.8-venv
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Optionally, we can add the disutils
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$ sudo apt install python3.8-distutils
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Test the creation of a Virtual Environment
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$ python3.8 -m venv env
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$
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$ # Activate the VENV (Unix based systems)
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$ source env/bin/activate
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$
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$ # Activate the VENV (Windows systems)
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$ .\env\Scripts\activate
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