Git install scripts

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For windows users

  1. Install Git for Windows.

Use the default settings in all options.

  1. Navigate in your computer to: C:/Users/YOURNAME/Documents (Note, always use forward slashes "/" for compatibility)
  2. Right click in folder -> Select: Git Gui -> Clone Existing Repository
  3. Source Location: https://github.com/Pymol-Scripts/Pymol-script-repo.git
  4. Target Directory: C:/Users/YOURNAME/Documents/Pymol-script-repo

You now have all the scripts available in your directory.

You now have to add the "Pymol-script-repo" directory to the PyMOL search path.

  1. Open notepad
  2. Write (Remember forward slashes)
import sys
sys.path.append('C:/Users/YOURNAME/Documents/Pymol-script-repo')

Save under: C:/Users/YOURNAME/pymolrc.pym (Set: "Save as type" to "All files")

Now start PyMOL, and test in PyMOL.

print sys.path
import colorbydisplacement
help(colorbydisplacement)

For Ubuntu/Mint users

  1. Install git
sudo apt-get install git
  1. Navigate to desired folder: cd /home/YOURNAME/Software/pymol
git clone https://github.com/Pymol-Scripts/Pymol-script-repo.git

You now have all the scripts available in: /home/YOURNAME/Software/pymol/Pymol-script-repo

You now have to add the "Pymol-script-repo" directory to the PyMOL search path.

gedit ~/.pymolrc

Write

import sys
sys.path.append('/home/YOURNAME/Software/pymol/Pymol-script-repo')

Save and exit

Now start PyMOL, and test in PyMOL.

print sys.path
import colorbydisplacement