How to Install Python 3.9 on Rocky Linux

Python is an interpreted high-level general-purpose programming language. Its design philosophy emphasizes code readability with its use of significant indentation. Its language constructs as well as its object-oriented approach aim to help programmers write clear, logical code for small and large-scale projects.

Update the System.

yum update 

Install Python 3.9

Let us now install the latest version of Python 3.9 by running the below command,

yum install python39


[root@vps ~]# yum install python39
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Dependencies resolved.
   Arch   Version                              Repo       Size
   x86_64 3.9.2-1.module+el8.4.0+574+843c4898  appstream  31 k

Now check the Python version using the following command.

python3 --version


[root@vps ~]# python3 --version
Python 3.9.2
[root@vps ~]#