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I want to install Python 2.7 onto my Fedora machine, but it installs it into the /usr/local/bin. How do I make it so that won't happen?

I want to do this because the setuptool I installed keeps on placing its files into the /usr/local/lib path.

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Are you actually using setuptools or a setup tool? – phant0m Aug 4 '12 at 10:16
How are you installing Python? From source? Or via a package installer? – JakeGould Nov 26 '14 at 1:29

You can refer to the below URL, it would give you a hint at least.

link : how-to-install-locally-python-on-linux-home-directory

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Welcome to Stack Overflow! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. – Shawn Chin Aug 4 '12 at 14:31

I'm pretty sure before you install something it gives you the option where to save it so all you have to type is where you want to save it.

But also if you go into the start menu and right click on the app then click explore, you can drag and drop the app to where you want it to be saved.

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