Anaconda installΒΆ

Conda is a distribution of python from Continuum Analytics, which is free to install, even for commercial uses. They have packages with the python packages and underlying prerequisite libraries already compiled and bundled.

# Run the conda install script; this script can be used also to update your existing installation
cd OMFIT-source/install/
./ -p <PREFIX>  # Uses python3.x NOTE: `-p` is optional, and defaults to PREFIX=${OMFIT_ROOT}/../miniconda3

# This installation script should put this line or equivalent in your shell startup file(s)
setenv PATH ${PREFIX}/bin:${PATH}


OSX requires installing also X-Quartz. After installing, it will require logging out of your computer and logging back in before it can be used. (Apple menu -> Log Out)