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How To Install Anaconda on Fedora 36

Install Anaconda on Fedora 36

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Anaconda on Fedora 36. For those of you who didn’t know, Anaconda is a distribution of the Python and R programming languages for scientific computing, that aims to simplify package management and deployment. It includes packages related to data science for various platforms like Linux, Windows, and macOS.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Anaconda Python on a Fedora 36.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 36.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install Anaconda on Fedora 36

Step 1. Before proceeding, update your Fedora operating system to make sure all existing packages are up to date. Use this command to update the server packages:

sudo dnf upgrade
sudo dnf update
sudo dnf install dnf-plugins-core

Step 2. Installing Anaconda on Fedora 36.

By default, the Anaconda package does not come in the default repository of Fedora 36. Now go to the downloads page of Anaconda’s website and download the Anaconda script installer to your Fedora system:

wget https://repo.anaconda.com/archive/Anaconda3-2022.05-Linux-x86_64.sh

Next, set the permission on the downloaded script:

chmod +x Anaconda3-2022.05-Linux-x86_64.sh

Let’s move to the next step and execute the Anaconda installer script as below:

bash Anaconda3-2022.05-Linux-x86_64.sh

Once installation is finished, use the following command to activate the Anaconda environment:

source ~/.bashrc

Now we are in the default base of the programming environment. To verify the installation we will open conda list:

conda list


# packages in environment at /home/idroot/anaconda3:
# Name                    Version                   Build  Channel
_ipyw_jlab_nb_ext_conf    0.1.0                    py38_0
_libgcc_mutex             0.1                        main
alabaster                 0.7.12             pyhd3eb1b0_0
anaconda                  2021.05                  py38_0
anaconda-client           1.7.2                    py38_0
anaconda-navigator        2.0.3                    py38_0
anaconda-project          0.9.1              pyhd3eb1b0_1
anyio                     2.2.0            py38h06a4308_1
appdirs                   1.4.4                      py_0
argh                      0.26.2                   py38_0
argon2-cffi               20.1.0           py38h27cfd23_1
asn1crypto                1.4.0                      py_0
astroid                   2.5              py38h06a4308_1

You can easily update Anaconda and packages using the following command:

conda update --all

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Anaconda. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Anaconda Python on your Fedora 36 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Anaconda website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to idroot.us, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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