How To Install tls-python2 on Fedora 34

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install tls-python2 on Fedora 34 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update tls-python2 as well.

One-liner Install Command

If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:

sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install python-tlslite-ng
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install python-tlslite-ng

But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.

What is tls-python2 and How to Install It?

First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running Fedora 34. This guide was written specifically with a server running Fedora 34 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install tls-python2 on Fedora 34. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install tls-python2 on Fedora 34 using dnf

First, update dnf packages database with dnf by running the next command:

sudo dnf makecache --refresh

After updating database, You can install tls-python2 using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install python-tlslite-ng

Install tls-python2 on Fedora 34 using yum

Because tls-python2 is available in Fedora 34’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the yum packaging system.

To begin, update local packages database with yum using the following command.

sudo yum makecache --refresh

Now can install tls-python2 package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install python-tlslite-ng

How to upgrade (update) a single package tls-python2 using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like tls-python2 in this example you should use the following command:

yum update python-tlslite-ng

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade python-tlslite-ng

How to Upgrade tls-python2 on Fedora 34 with dnf?

When you run the dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated. However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as the argument to the dnf update command.

dnf update python-tlslite-ng

How To remove tls-python2 from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the tls-python2 package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove python-tlslite-ng

Extra info and code examples

tlslite-ng is a Python implementation of SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) and TLS (Transport Layer Security) cryptographic protocols for providing communication security for computer networks. It supports SSLv3, TLSv1.0, TLSv1.1, TLSv1.2 and several ciphersuites. tlslite-ng integrates well with several stdlib networking libraries. It aims to be a drop-in replacement for TLS lite (which is not in Debian anymore) while providing a more comprehensive set of features and more secure defaults. Important: if you think about employing tlslite-ng for securing network connections please be sure to have read "11. Security Considerations" in the README. This package provides the modules for Python 2.


You now have a full guide on how to install tls-python2 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the tls-python2 from Fedora 34.

See also:

How To Install tls-python2 on Kali Linux

How To Install tls-python2 on Debian 11

How To Install tls-python2 on CentOS 8

How To Install tls-python2 on Fedora 34

How To Install tls-python2 on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install tls-python2 on Ubuntu 21.04