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Linux Python3 Install Tips


Linux Python3 Install Tips


Prepare packages

yum -y install zlib-devel bzip2-devel openssl-devel ncurses-devel sqlite-devel readline-devel tk-devel gdbm-devel db4-devel libpcap-devel xz-devel 

Some errors in installing python3.7

no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH

yum install gcc

ModuleNotFoundError: No module named ‘_ctypes’ make: *** [install] Error 1

yum install libffi-devel


python package


Unzip&make install

mkdir -p /usr/local/python3

tar -zxvf Python-3.x.x.tgz

cd Python-3.6.1

./configure --prefix=/usr/local/python3

make && make install

Just like the following output in the end.

Looking in links: /tmp/tmp__vokf9b
Collecting setuptools
Collecting pip
Installing collected packages: setuptools, pip
Successfully installed pip-19.0.3 setuptools-40.8.0
[root@localhost Python-3.7.3]#

ln -s /usr/local/python3/bin/python3 /usr/bin/python3

 vi ~/.bash_profile
#Get the aliases and functions
if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then
. ~/.bashrc
#User specific environment and startup programs
export PATH

source ~/.bash_profile
python3 -V
pip3 -V
ln -s /usr/local/python3/bin/pip3 /usr/bin/pip3

[root@localhost ~]# python3 -V
Python 3.7.3
[root@localhost ~]# pip3 -V
pip 19.0.3 from /usr/local/python3/lib/python3.7/site-packages/pip (python 3.7)
[root@localhost ~]#

Create default python link to the version which you want….Python2/Python3

[root@localhost ~]# cd /usr/bin
[root@localhost bin]#
[root@localhost bin]# rm python
[root@localhost bin]# ln -s python3 python
[root@localhost bin]# ls -tlr python*
-rwxr-xr-x. 2 root root 11392 Aug 31  2018 python3.4m
-rwxr-xr-x. 2 root root 11392 Aug 31  2018 python3.4
-rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root  7216 Nov  1  2018 python2.7
lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root     9 Dec 31 20:11 python2 -> python2.7
lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root     9 Mar 14 03:57 python3.4.9 -> python3.4
lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root    30 Jun  5 03:28 python3 -> /usr/local/python3/bin/python3
lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root     7 Jun  5 03:31 python -> python3
[root@localhost bin]#

Install pip& setuptools

wget --no-check-certificate
tar -zxvf setuptools-19.6.tar.gz
cd setuptools-19.6
python3 build
python3 install

wget --no-check-certificate
tar -zxvf pip-8.0.2.tar.gz
cd pip-8.0.2
python3 build
python3 install

Have a good work&life! 2019/06 via LinHong

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