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How do I make a Python script executable on Unix?

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How do I make a Python script executable on Unix?
posted Nov 30, 2014 by Amit Kumar Pandey

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Best answer

Just add this line at the start of the script:

#!/usr/bin/env python

and change the permission to executable using:

 chmod +x script_name.py

Now you are good to go, you can execute like,

 ./script_name.py
answer Dec 1, 2014 by Arshad Khan
Was about to answer the same, you took my points :)
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Ha ha, timing ;)
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