How To Install Swift Programming Language on Fedora 37

Install Swift Programming Language on Fedora 37

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Swift Programming Language on Fedora 37. For those of you who didn’t know, Swift is a powerful and intuitive general-purpose programming language, it’s designed to work on multiple platforms and it’s open-source, which means that developers can contribute to its development, and use the language for developing on other platforms besides Apple’s ecosystem.

Swift is also a high-performance language, it’s designed to be fast and efficient, it uses modern techniques such as automatic reference counting (ARC) and optional types to help developers write more efficient code. It also includes features such as closures, generics, and operator overloading which make it a versatile language for many different types of development. Swift is also designed to be easy to learn, its syntax is easy to read and understand, and it’s similar to other modern programming languages such as Python or Java, which makes it easy for developers who are already familiar with other languages to pick up.

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 Swift programming language on a Fedora 37.

Prerequisites

  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 37.
  • 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 Swift.
  • A non-root sudo useror 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 Swift Programming Language on Fedora 37

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

Step 2. Installing Swift Programming Language on Fedora 37.

By default, the Swift package comes in the default Fedora 37 repository. Now run the following command below to install the latest version of Swift to your Fedora system:

sudo dnf install swift-lang

Verify that Swift is properly installed on your system by running the following command in the terminal:

swift --version

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Swift. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Swift programming language on your Fedora 37 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Swift website.

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