How to Find Your Server Python Version

Below we cover how to find your Linux server or workstation Python version using the terminal. This helps you ensure you meet requirements for installing web applications such as Ansible automation software.

Find Python Version

  1. Login to SSH.
  2. Run the python -V or python --version command.

If you type python -v (lowercase “v”), you’ll need to type quit() to exit the verbose logging mode.

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