FabSim3 requires the following Python modules
To install FabSim3 plugins, git needs to be installed in your machine.
- Clone FabSim3 from the GitHub repository:
git clone https://github.com/djgroen/FabSim3.git
To install all packages automatically and configure yml files, please go to your
FabSim3directory, and type
After installation process, the root FabSim3 directory should be added to both
PYTHONPATHenvironment variables. The instruction to do that will be shown at the end of output of
Congratulation 🍻 FabSim3 installation was successful ✔ In order to use fabsim command anywhere in your PC, you need to update the PATH and PYTHONPATH environmental variables. export PATH=/home/hamid/FabSim3/fabsim/bin:$PATH export PYTHONPATH=/home/hamid/FabSim3:$PYTHONPATH export PATH=~/.local/bin:$PATH The last list is added because the required packages are installed with flag "--user" which makes pip install packages in your your home instead instead of system directory. Tip: To make these updates permanent, you can add the following command at the end of your bash shell script which could be one of ['~/.bashrc', '~/.bash_profile', '~/.zshrc', '~/.bash_aliases'] files, depends on your OS System. 🛎 To load the new updates in PATH and PYTHONPATH you need to reload your bash shell script, e.g., source ~/.bashrc, or lunch a new terminal.
To make the fabsim command available in your system, please restart the shell by opening a new terminal or just re-load your bash profile by
If you have already installed FabSim3 and want to update to the latest version, simply type
git pull in your local FabSim3 directory.
Your personal settings like the
machines_user.yml will be unchanged by
git pull, unless you run
python3 configure_fabsim.py again, which overwrites the current
Here is the list of known issue that reported by our users so far:
ssh: connect to host localhost port 22: Connection refused¶
This is a common issue on Linux system, and it will be solved by re-installing openssh server, to do that
- Remove SSH with the following command
sudo apt-get remove openssh-client openssh-server
- Install SSH again with
sudo apt-get install openssh-client openssh-server
on Mac OSX, make sure turn on Remote Login under System Preferences then File Sharing.
The easiest way to test FabSim3 is to simply go to the base directory of your FabSim3 installation and try the command demonstrated below in the List of available commands.
Mac users may get a
ssh: connect to host localhost port 22: Connection refused error. This means you must enable remote login. This is done in System Preferences > Sharing > Remote Login.
FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: ‘fab’: ‘fab’¶
It is possible that your python bin path directory is not in the system
PATH. You may see a
WARNING message during the FabSim3 installation (by executing
python3 configure_fabsim.py command). Here an example :
WARNING: The script fab is installed in '<---->/Python/3.<xxx>/bin' which is not on PATH. Consider adding this directory to PATH or, if you prefer to suppress this warning, use --no-warn-script-location. Traceback (most recent call last): File "configure_fabsim.py", line 189, in <module> main() File "configure_fabsim.py", line 148, in main cwd=FS3_env.FabSim3_PATH) == 0 File "<---->/python3..<xxx>/subprocess.py", line 339, in call with Popen(*popenargs, **kwargs) as p: File "<---->/python3..<xxx>/subprocess.py", line 800, in __init__ restore_signals, start_new_session) File "<---->/python3..<xxx>/subprocess.py", line 1551, in _execute_child raise child_exception_type(errno_num, err_msg, err_filename) FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: 'fab': 'fab'
To fix this issue, you need to add the executable path of
fab to your system
PATH environment variable. To make this update permanent, please go to your bash file, which could be
~/.zshrc depends on your OS and shell version, and add the following line at the end:
Please make sure that you used the same executable path for
fab as it mentioned in the warning message.
If you are having a problem which is not listed here, please raise a github issue in FabSim3 repository, and provide a full output log, so we can have a look and provide a solution or address your issue.
List of available commands¶
You can see the list of available FabSim3 commands, by simply typing: