The easiest way to install OpenGHG is using pip, first ensure you have a recent version of Python installed.
Checking your Python installation¶
OpenGHG is developed and tested on Linux and MacOS, support for Windows is planned.
To install OpenGHG, you first need to install Python >= 3.7. To check if you have Python 3.7 installed type;
This should print out the version number of the Python you have available.
If the version number is
2.x then you must use the
python3 command, if this this is the case, try;
and see if you have a Python 3 that has a version number >= 3.7. If so, please use
python3 instead of
We highly recommend creating a separate virtual environment for
openghg. This ensures the correct versions
of libraries can be installed without making changes to versions of libraries needed for other projects / programs.
python -m venv /path/to/env/openghg_env # Activate the environment source /path/to/env/bin/activate
Clone and install¶
OpenGHG is currently early in its development process so the only way to install the library is by cloning the repository and installing manually using pip.
git clone https://github.com/openghg/openghg.git cd openghg pip install .
For developers please see the Development documentation.