rh-python34 - A release of Python 3 with a number of additional utilities. This Software Collection gives developers on CentOS access to Python 3 and allows them to benefit from various advantages and new features of this version. The rh-python34 Software Collection contains Python 3.4.2 interpreter, a set of extension libraries useful for programming web applications and mod_wsgi (only supported with the httpd24 Software Collection), PostgreSQL database connector, and numpy and scipy.

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You can get started in three easy steps:

# 1. Install a package with repository for your system:
# On CentOS, install package centos-release-scl available in CentOS repository:
$ sudo yum install centos-release-scl

# On RHEL, enable RHSCL repository for you system:
$ sudo yum-config-manager --enable rhel-server-rhscl-7-rpms

# 2. Install the collection:
$ sudo yum install rh-python34

# 3. Start using software collections:
$ scl enable rh-python34 bash

At this point you should be able to use python just as a normal application. Some examples of new available commands follow:

$ python my-app.py
$ easy_install Flask
$ easy_install Django
$ bundle

In order to view the individual components included in this collection, including additional python modules, you can run:

$ sudo yum list rh-python34\*

Python Software Collection as Docker Formatted Container

On CentOS 7 and RHEL 7 you can pull the image with the following command:

$ docker pull rhscl/python-34-rhel7

For more on the docker image follow this link to public source repository.


Community Project: Maintained by upstream communities of developers. The software is cared for, but the developers make no commitments to update the repositories in a timely manner.

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Some packages from this collection require packages provided by these collections:

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CentOS 6

yum install centos-release-scl-rh

CentOS 7

yum install centos-release-scl-rh

CentOS Testing 7

yum install centos-release-scl-rh
yum-config-manager --enable centos-sclo-rh-testing


yum-config-manager --enable rhel-server-rhscl-6-rpms


yum-config-manager --enable rhel-server-rhscl-7-rpms



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