How to use Python in Termux

Using Python in Termux is a great way to develop and run Python scripts directly on your Android device. Here’s a quick guide on how to use Python in Termux:

Install Python

Before using Python in Termux, you need to install it on your device. To install Python, open the Termux terminal and type the following command:
pkg install python
This command will install Python on your device.

Create and Run a Python Script

After installing Python, you can create and run Python scripts directly in the Termux terminal. Here’s an example:
Open the Termux terminal and type the following command to create a new file named hello.py:nano hello.py
In the text editor, type the following Python code: print("Hello, world!")
Press Ctrl + X to exit the text editor and save the file.
To run the script, type the following command in the Termux terminal:python hello.py
This command will execute the hello.py script and print “Hello, world!” in the terminal.

Install Additional Python Packages (Optional)

If you need to use additional Python packages in your scripts, you can install them using the pip package manager. To install, type the following command in the Termux terminal:
pkg install python-pip
After installing, you can use it to install other Python packages. For example, installing the requests package, type the following command:
pip install requests

Conclusion

Using Python in Termux is a convenient way to develop and run Python scripts directly on your Android device. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can install Python, create and run Python scripts, and install additional Python packages using pip.

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