This blog post gives instructions on trying Stackless Python without installing it on Linux systems (32-bit and 64-bit).
Use the Stackless version of the StaticPython binary, which is a portable version of Stackless Python 2.7 for Linux systems. It is linked statically, with most standard Python modules and C extensions included in the executable binary, so no installation is required. Here is how to try it:
$ wget -O stackless2.7-static \ http://pts-mini-gpl.googlecode.com/files/stackless2.7-static $ chmod +x stackless2.7-static $ ./stackless2.7-static Python 2.7 Stackless 3.1b3 060516 (release27-maint, Aug 11 2010, 13:55:35) [GCC 4.1.2] on linux2 Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. >>> import stackless >>>
See more information about features, suggested uses and limitations on the StaticPython home page.