There are many ways to install PyNE. Read about Supported Platforms, then consider one of the options below:
Conda Package Manager - The conda package manager is ideal for PyNE users on Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.
VirtualBox - The easiest way to get started. Run PyNE in a pre-made virtual environment.
Ubuntu build script - Installs PyNE on Ubuntu from scratch, may be a useful reference for installing on other distributions.
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.