There are many ways to install PyNE. Read about Supported Platforms, then consider one of the options below:

  1. Conda Package Manager - The conda package manager is ideal for PyNE users on Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.

  2. VirtualBox - The easiest way to get started. Run PyNE in a pre-made virtual environment.

  3. Ubuntu build script - Installs PyNE on Ubuntu from scratch, may be a useful reference for installing on other distributions.

  4. Source installs - recommended for developers:

Following installation, you can find information on how to test your build in the Developer’s Guide under How to Test.