You need Python 3.5 and from your package manager's repository. The other main dependencies can be found in requirements.txt
sudo apt-get install python3-pip python3-dev python3-virtualenv python3-gi
sudo zypper install python3-pip python3-virtualenv python3-gi
To be able to communicate with your Arduino, it might be necessary to add the rights for USB communication by adding your user to some groups.
sudo usermod -a -G tty [userName] sudo usermod -a -G dialout [userName]
Checkout the git repository
git clone https://github.com/AllYarnsAreBeautiful/ayab-desktop
Create a virtual enviroment in the cloned repository
cd ayab-desktop virtualenv -p python3 --system-site-packages venv/ source venv/bin/activate pip3 install -r requirements.txt
Now start ayab with
python3 -m fbs run
Requires Windows 10 or Windows 7
The Windows setup is available at
Run the setup, install AYAB and run it with the icon on your Desktop.
- When choosing the installation directory, make sure that you do not overwrite any previous versions. Remove them or use another folder for installation.
- Currently, no spaces in the installation path are allowed.
Requires macOS 10.12 or newer
Download the DMG image from ayab-knitting.com, open the DMG image and drag&drop the app to your Application folder. Then run AYAB from your Application folder.
- In case macOS tells you the application can't be opened because it's from an unidentified developer, just Ctrl+Click it and choose "Open".