What is the best way to install Python 2.7 on CentOS? All the tutorials I'm seeing are either using a third party management system or manually installing a separate binary to co-exist with Python 2.4. Why is 2.4 needed, and how can I seamlessly install 2.7?
I ended up going with Python 2.7 and took the following steps:
Python 2.4 incompatible with Pyhton 2.6. CentOS packages and a lot of core features depend on python.
For (for x64 change i386 to x86_64):
Then disable epel and ius(set enabled=0 in /etc/yum.repos.d/ius.repo and /etc/yum.repos.d/epel.repo)