How to install Python 3 on CentOS 7

This tutorial will guide you through installing Python 3 on a CentOS 7 system using the Software Collections (SCL) along side the distribution default Python version 2.7. We will also show you how to create a Python virtual environment.

Python is one of the most popular programming languages in the world, with its simple and easy to learn syntax Python is a great choice for beginners and experienced developers. Python is quite versatile programming language, you can use it to do almost anything you want, write small scripts, build games, develop websites, create machine learning algorithms, analyze data and more.

While Python 2 is well-supported and active, Python 3 is considered to be the present and future of the language.