Jam.py requires python. If it is not installed you can get the latest version of Python at https://www.python.org/download/
You can use the following versions of Python with Jam.py:
Python 2.7 and newer
Python 3.4 and newer
You can verify that Python is installed by typing python from your shell; you should see something like:
Python 2.7.12 (default, Nov 19 2016, 06:48:10) [GCC 5.4.0 20160609] on linux2 Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. >>>
If Python 2 and Python 3 are installed try to type python3:
Python 3.5.2 (default, Nov 17 2016, 17:05:23) [GCC 5.4.0 20160609] on linux Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. >>>
Installing an official release with pip¶
This is the recommended way to install Jam.py.
Install pip. The easiest is to use the standalone pip installer. If your distribution already has
pipinstalled, you might need to update it if it’s outdated. (If it’s outdated, you’ll know because installation won’t work.)
If you’re using Linux, Mac OS X or some other flavour of Unix, enter the command
sudo pip install jam.py
at the shell prompt.
If you’re using Windows, start a command shell with administrator privileges and run the command
pip install jam.py
This will install Jam.py in your Python installation’s
Installing an official release manually¶
Download the package archive.
Create a new directory and unpack the archive there.
Go into the directory and run the setup command from command line
$ python setup.py install
This will install Jam.py in your Python installation’s site-packages directory.
On some unix like systems you may need to switch to root or run: sudo python setup.py install
Python on Windows
If you are just starting with Jam.py and using Windows, you may find How to install Jam.py on Windows useful.