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
help(colorbydisplacement)

Get latest changes to scripts

If new scripts are available or changes have been made, then:

  1. Navigate to /home/YOURNAME/Software/pymol/Pymol-script-repo
  2. Write "git pull" in terminal. Now you are done.

Do you want to contribute with a script?

Information how to contribute scripts to the repository. It's easy!
http://www.pymolwiki.org/index.php/git_authors