Installing Python 2.7.9 on Debian Jessie

To install  Python 2.7.9 in your Debian Jessie server :

  • Download and unzip :

  • Then compile :

  • Finally add this line to your ~/.bashrc file :

You can also create an entry inside /etc/ld.so.conf.d/ let’s name it /etc/ld.so.conf.d/python279.conf with the below contents (you need to be root to perform these tasks) :

Then rebuild the cache with this command :