Need to install python2 in Rocky9

Hi, Is there a way to install python2 in Rocky Linux 9? Awaiting your response.

There is no official way to install python 2 on Rocky Linux 9. It is only available on Rocky Linux 8.

If you are really really desperate, then look at Spack
I think it still has 2.7 in its repo (note: not a “yum repo”).

If you really need Python 2 and don’t mind building it from sources here’s the instructions:

dnf -y groupinstall "development tools"

# Latest Python 2.x version
curl -L -O

tar xf Python-2.7.18.tar.xz

cd Python-2.7.18

./configure --prefix=/usr/local --enable-shared --enable-unicode=ucs4

make && make altinstall

# Also add this line to .bash_profile or something
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib:/usr/local/bin/python2.7:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH

Also this but that page mentions some third-party repo.

if you need work with many python versions , use pyenv :snake::

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