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re: Hi, sorry for late reply. What is the output of this command you get? ls -l /usr/local/bin/python*
 

Output seem like this (Catalina - 10.15.3)
lrwxr-xr-x 1 hoangson admin 24 Feb 21 10:40 /usr/local/bin/python -> /usr/local/bin/python3.7
lrwxr-xr-x 1 hoangson admin 34 Dec 17 20:48 /usr/local/bin/python3 -> ../Cellar/python/3.7.5/bin/python3
lrwxr-xr-x 1 hoangson admin 41 Dec 17 20:48 /usr/local/bin/python3-config -> ../Cellar/python/3.7.5/bin/python3-config
lrwxr-xr-x 1 hoangson admin 36 Dec 17 20:48 /usr/local/bin/python3.7 -> ../Cellar/python/3.7.5/bin/python3.7
lrwxr-xr-x 1 hoangson admin 43 Dec 17 20:48 /usr/local/bin/python3.7-config -> ../Cellar/python/3.7.5/bin/python3.7-config
lrwxr-xr-x 1 hoangson admin 37 Dec 17 20:48 /usr/local/bin/python3.7m -> ../Cellar/python/3.7.5/bin/python3.7m
lrwxr-xr-x 1 hoangson admin 44 Dec 17 20:48 /usr/local/bin/python3.7m-config -> ../Cellar/python/3.7.5/bin/python3.7m-config

It seems you already have 3.7 as a default version. See first line of the output.

hello sir, I have this output with command: ls -l /usr/local/bin/python*, but when I type python --version, output is still python2. could you please help me

lrwxr-xr-x 1 djf admin 24 Mar 21 15:40 /usr/local/bin/python -> /usr/local/bin/python3.7
lrwxr-xr-x 1 djf admin 34 Jun 20 2019 /usr/local/bin/python3 -> ../Cellar/python/3.7.3/bin/python3
lrwxr-xr-x 1 djf admin 41 Jun 20 2019 /usr/local/bin/python3-config -> ../Cellar/python/3.7.3/bin/python3-config
lrwxr-xr-x 1 djf admin 36 Jun 20 2019 /usr/local/bin/python3.7 -> ../Cellar/python/3.7.3/bin/python3.7
lrwxr-xr-x 1 djf admin 43 Jun 20 2019 /usr/local/bin/python3.7-config -> ../Cellar/python/3.7.3/bin/python3.7-config
lrwxr-xr-x 1 djf admin 37 Jun 20 2019 /usr/local/bin/python3.7m -> ../Cellar/python/3.7.3/bin/python3.7m
lrwxr-xr-x 1 djf admin 44 Jun 20 2019 /usr/local/bin/python3.7m-config -> ../Cellar/python/3.7.3/bin/python3.7m-config

Hey, what is your MacOS version?

thank you for your reply, i have fix my problem.

Awesome, glad that you fixed it.

I'm on MacOS Catalina and it worked. Strange

how did you fixed it please i have the same issue as yours 100%

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