How to Install Python RSA Package on Linux?
Python-RSA is an RSA implementation written entirely in Python. According to PKCS#1 version 1.5, it provides encryption and decryption, signing and checking signatures, and key creation. It can be used both on the command line and as a Python library.
Installing Python RSA on Linux:
Method 1: Using pip to install Python RSA Package
Follow the below steps to install the Python RSA package on Linux using pip:
Step 1: Install the latest Python3 in Linux
Step 2: Check if pip3 and python3 are correctly installed.
python3 --version pip3 --version
Step 3: Upgrade your pip to avoid errors during installation.
pip3 install --upgrade pip
Step 4: Enter the following command to install Python RSA using pip3.
pip3 install rsa
Method 2: Using setup.py to install Python RSA
Follow the below steps to install the Python RSA package on Linux using the setup.py file:
Step 1: Download the latest source package of Python RSA for python3 from here.
curl https://files.pythonhosted.org/packages/8c/ee/4022542e0fed77dd6ddade38e1e4dea3299f873b7fd4e6d78319953b0f83/rsa-4.8.tar.gz > rsa.tar.gz
Step 2: Extract the downloaded package using the following command.
tar -xzvf rsa.tar.gz
Step 3: Go inside the folder and Enter the following command to install the package.
Note: You must have developer tools for XCode Linux installed in your system
cd rsa-4.8 python3 setup.py install
Verifying Python RSA installation on Linux:
Make the following import in your python terminal to verify if the installation has been done properly:
If there is any error while importing the module then is not installed properly.
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