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Install Python on Amazon Linux 2

Oct 28, 2022 · 1 min read · Post a comment

Installing Python 3 from the existing Amazon Linux 2 packages should be fairly easy. If you want to install the latest Python version 3.11.0 it might be tricky, but we are going to cover it in one of our next posts.


  • Amazon Linux 2
  • sudo privileges

Install Python3 on Amazon Linux 2

Step 1. Update the instance packages.

sudo yum update

Step 2. Install Python3.

sudo yum install python3

Step 3. Verify the installation.

python3 --version


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