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I have following issue: The Debian server I am working on has python 2.4 but I need to run openpyxl which only works on 2.6+.

I don't have administrative rights to install a newer version of python. Can I run openpyxl on 2.4, or maybe can I run python 2.6 without installation?

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What happened when you tried it? –  Kirk Strauser Jul 29 '11 at 13:58
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Can you install python-2.6 in your home folder? –  Maxim Yegorushkin Jul 29 '11 at 13:59
    
No, I can't install even there. Maybe could I copy python files and open interpreter manually by path? –  Djent Jul 29 '11 at 14:08
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This seems to be more a question of "how can I install 'X' given constraint 'Y'?" and as such should be migrated to serverfault or maybe superuser –  TokenMacGuy Jul 29 '11 at 14:16
    
so maybe, is there a way to use openpyxl in python 2.4 –  Djent Jul 29 '11 at 16:04
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You could try to use Portable Python to run your code, as it has a 2.7.2.1 version, but I'm not sure about it. I've used this before but never with packages.

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