I want to install a python 2.7 with 64 bit architecture is it possible?

  • Which OS are you using? Are you sure it's a 64-bit OS to begin with? (hint: official Raspbian isn't) – Dmitry Grigoryev Dec 12 '16 at 17:08
  • I want to see if i can have a 64bit python in raspbian os. – jude Dec 12 '16 at 17:34
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    No, you can't have a 64-bit anything in a 32-bit system. – Dmitry Grigoryev Dec 12 '16 at 17:46
  1. Both Python version 2.7 and version 3 have been pre-installed on Raspbian for quite some time. A whole raft of Python GPIO libraries is preinstalled too !
  2. You cannot run 64-bit software on 32-bit Operating Systems. All releases of Raspbian run the Pi3 in 32-bit mode only.
  3. Furthermore , a download page advertising 64-bit downloads is very likely offering x86_64 binaries which are useless for ARM computers like the Pi.

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