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Does Firefox 34.0 Ubuntu canonical 1.0 process python3 files?

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I have a simple python .py file in the server's html directory, but accessing it via localhost gets me only -the window asking what I want Firefox to do with the file.

I have a simple python .py file in the server's html directory, but accessing it via localhost gets me only -the window asking what I want Firefox to do with the file.

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Does your localhost have Python installed? I think that would help in making sure your localhost and your "real" server will deliver the same results.

To answer your original question, as far as I know, Firefox does not have a built-in interpreter for Python the way it does for JavaScript.

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Python is installed on my localhost. I can use it in a terminal window, but I think you provided the explanation as to why it does not work when I call it in Firefox.

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You might just need to add something to your localhost webserver's config files to point it to the python interpreter. But I have no idea how you do it.