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Gray Hat Python by Justin Seitz

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Obtaining and Installing Python 2.5

The Python installation is quick and painless on both Linux and Windows. Windows users are blessed with an installer that takes care of all of the setup for you; however, on Linux you will be building the installation from source code.

Installing Python on Windows

Windows users can obtain the installer from the main Python site: http://python.org/ftp/python/2.5.1/python-2.5.1.msi. Just double-click the installer, and follow the steps to install it. It should create a directory at C:/Python25/; this directory will have the python.exe interpreter as well as all of the default libraries installed.

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You can optionally install Immunity Debugger, which contains not only the debugger itself but also an installer for ...

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