Install with conda¶
To install the package with conda, execute
$ conda install -c glotzer signac
To upgrade, execute
$ conda update signac
This is the recommended installation method.
Install with pip¶
To install the package with the package manager pip, execute
$ pip install signac --user
It is highly recommended to install the package into the user space and not as superuser!
To upgrade the package, simply execute the same command with the –upgrade option.
$ pip install signac --user --upgrade
Consider to install optional dependencies:
$ pip install pymongo passlib bcrypt --user
Install with git¶
Alternatively you can clone the git repository and use the
setup.py script to install the package.
git clone https://bitbucket.org/glotzer/signac.git cd signac python setup.py install --user
Consider to install optional dependencies.
When using one of the alternative installation methods, any optional dependencies may not get automatically installed. In the case that you want to use extra features that requires dependencies, you need to install those manually.
Extra features with dependencies:
- MongoDB database backend
- Graphical User Interface (GUI)