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Installation

DNAstack products can be accessed programmatically through the Command Line Interface (CLI) for Windows, Mac, and Linux environments.
This guide will help you install dnastack-client-library 3.0. If you need to install a specific version, please check out the list of available versions on the release history page.

Installing Python

First, you need to have:
  • Python 3.9 or newer
  • Optional: pip 21.3 or newer. This is only required for ARM-based systems e.g., ARM-based MacOS machines..

MacOs

Newer versions of MaxOS are already bundled with Python3. To determine if you have the correct version of python installed open a terminal and type python --version. If it is already installed you will see the version printed to the console
$ python --version

Linux - Debian

If you are using a debian system (ie Ubuntu) the easiest way to install python is using the bundled apt package manager.
sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y python3 python3-pip
You can validate this has run properly in a terminal after:
python --version

Linux - CentOS, RHEL

If you are using a CentOs the easiest way to install python is using the bundled yum package manager.
sudo yum update
sudo yum install -y python3 python3-pip
You can validate this has run properly in a terminal after:
$ python --version

Windows 10/11

  1. 1.
    Download the installer from anaconda.com.
  2. 2.
    Run the installer to install Python 3

Installing the CLI/library package

Windows 10/11

Open the Anaconda Powershell Prompt from the start menu or Anaconda Navigator and type the following
pip3 install -U dnastack-client-library
dnastack --version

MacOS / Linux

Open a terminal window and type the following:
pip3 install -U dnastack-client-library
dnastack --version
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