How to install Python in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

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 Python 3 comes pre-installed with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Follow additional steps to update:

Step 1: Update and Upgrade. To ensure shipped version of Python is up to date.

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt -y upgrade

Step 2: Check which version of Python installed using below command.

$ python3 -V

Step 3: Install pip, a tool to manage libraties or modules.

$sudo apt install -y python3-pip