While compiling or running C based code on Amazon Linux 2 you might face the following issue:
gcc: command not found. That means that you don’t have GCC package installed which is used to compile C and C++. Let’s see how to install GCC on Amazon Linux 2.
- Amazon Linux 2
- sudo privileges
Install gcc on Amazon Linux 2
Step 1. Update the EC2 packages.
sudo yum update
Step 2. Install GCC on Amazon Linux 2.
sudo yum groupinstall "Development Tools"
Step 3. Verify the installation.
gcc (GCC) 7.3.1 20180712 (Red Hat 7.3.1-15) Copyright (C) 2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
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