Run python script on terminal (ubuntu)?

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I've just changed my OS and I'm now using ubuntu and I can't run any script on my terminal.

I made sure to have the #!/usr/bin/env python but when I go to the terminal and type, for example python test.py the terminal shows an error message like this

python: can't open file 'test.py': [Errno 2] No such file or directory

I must save the file in any specific folder to make it run on terminal?

Oct 31, 2018 in Python by findingbugs
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Your shell in the terminal has a concept of "Current working directory", which is what directory (folder) it is currently "in".

Thus, if you type something like:

python test.py

test.py needs to be in the current working directory. In Linux, you can change the current working directory with cd.

answered Oct 31, 2018 by Priyaj
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