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How to Run a Hello World Script using Python


This short tutorial is a guide to help familiarize you with writing a simple Hello World program using Python.


1) With Ubuntu running on your virtual machine, open the Terminal window.

2) Create a file using pico by entering the command ‘pico pythontest’




3) To create a helloworld script simply type the following line:

print “Hello World! \n”;


4) Then save the file by pressing CTRL+O

  • Leave the file name as is.
  • Press Enter. 
  • Exit the file window by pressing CTRL+X.





5) Now that your helloworld script is created, run the file by entering the command ‘python pythontest’





6) Congratulations, you have successfully created and ran a helloworld script using Python!






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