The Python 2 interpreter is not available on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8 default installation. However, it can be installed with a single dnf command.
In this tutorial you will learn:
How to install Python 2 on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8.
How to to check Python version on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8.
Python 2 installation on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.
Software Requirements and Conventions Used
Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
RHEL 8 / CentOS 8
Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command.
# - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
How to install python 2 on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8 step by step instructions
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To install package Python 2 on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8 execute the following dnf command: