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How To Install NumPy on Rocky Linux 9

Install NumPy on Rocky Linux 9

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install NumPy on Rocky Linux 9. For those of you who didn’t know, NumPy is a popular Python library for scientific computing that adds support for large, multi-dimensional arrays and matrices. It is an essential tool for data analysis, scientific research, and machine learning applications. NumPy is available on various operating systems, including Windows, macOS, and Linux.

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 NumPy on Rocky Linux. 9.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Rocky Linux 9.
  • 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).
  • An active internet connection. You’ll need an internet connection to download the necessary packages and dependencies for NumPy.
  • 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 NumPy on Rocky Linux 9

Step 1. The first step is to update your system to the latest version of the package list. To do so, run the following commands:

sudo dnf check-update
sudo dnf update
sudo dnf groupinstall "Development Tools"

Step 2. Installing Python.

To install Python 3 on Rocky Linux, you need to run the following command:

sudo dnf install python3

You can check the Python version installed on your system using the following command:

python3 --version

In addition, you can also install Pip package manager for Python which allows you to easily install and manage Python packages. To install pip, run the following command:

sudo dnf install python3-pip

For additional resources on installing Python, read the post below:

Step 3. Installing NumPy on Rocky Linux 9.

After the Python is installed, we can install NumPy using the pip package manager. Run the following command in the terminal to install NumPy:

sudo pip install numpy

To verify that NumPy is installed on your system, you can run the following command in the terminal:

python3 -c "import numpy; print(numpy.__version__)"

Congratulations! You have successfully installed NumPy. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing NumPy on your Rocky Linux 9 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official NumPy 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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