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Install gcc on Amazon Linux 2

Nov 01, 2022 · 1 min read · Post a comment

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 --version


gcc (GCC) 7.3.1 20180712 (Red Hat 7.3.1-15)
Copyright (C) 2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc.


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