Source Install - Linux¶
PyNE has the following dependencies:
Most of the dependencies are readily available through package managers. Once all the dependencies are installed, PyNE can be installed. Download and unzip the source (zip, tar) or checkout a verison from the PyNE repository (Github). Then run the following commands from the directory above the unzipped directory:
cd pyne/ python setup.py install --user scripts/nuc_data_make
setup.py command compiles and installs the PyNE source code.
Note that this command must be done in the top PyNE directory.
nuc_data_make builds and installs a database of nuclear data.
Unfortunately, this must be done as a second step because most nuclear
data is under some form of license restriction or export control which
prevents the developers from distributing it with PyNE. However, the
nuc_data_make program (which is installed by
do its best to find relevant nuclear data elsewhere on your machine
or from public sources on the internet.