Non destructive Python 3.4.* installation on Centos 6.5

Hi Guys,

I need to find a "simple" non-destructive way to install and update a separate version of Python for software development purposes on Centos 6.5.

I followed two tutorials:

The latter having worked for me fine once before but doesn't now with 3.4.* and seems not to install at all. I tried anaconda and had the same issue with pycharm not even being able to recognise Python. I was able to combine the two and install Python 3.4 manually as a shared library and had to manually install the numpy for Python 3.4. env but when I tried to install Scipy I get a number of errors ending with:

    Command "/usr/local/bin/python3.4 -c "import setuptools, tokenize;__file__='/tmp/pip-build-058c4cky/scipy/';exec(compile(getattr(tokenize, 'open', open)(__file__).read().replace('\r\n', '\n'), __file__, 'exec'))" install --record /tmp/pip-lpfletex-record/install-record.txt --single-version-externally-managed --compile" failed with error code 1 in /tmp/pip-build-058c4cky/scipy

Which I am unsure as to it's meaning but suspect it may related to errors that I received when trying to setup the virtualenv as per the second link.

Any advice? - I also have to unfortunately do the same thing for windows but don't want to look at that until I get it sorted on Linux.
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Phil DavidsonCommented:
Having two different versions of Python installed is not a trivial task.  The DigitalOcean link is for 3.3.3.

Have you ran this?

pip3.4 install virtualenv

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