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Depending on your needs, PySide is available either as source code or as binary packages for various platforms. Source code can be downloaded from the Python Package Index [pypi.python.org], which also contains installation instructions for Linux and Windows.
Binaries are available for various platforms as listed below.
The nightly builds packages are available at: http://www.pyside.org/files/nightly/ [pyside.org]. We do not recommend the use of these packages in production environment, use these only to test or development.
PySide Mobility binary packages are available for Maemo 5 (Fremantle, the Maemo release running on Nokia N900).
Build scripts [github.com] for building PySide from the Git repositories. Supports several Desktop Linux distributions, MeeGo Netbook and Mac OS X.
The source code for latest PySide release can be downloaded from the links below or PyPI [pypi.python.org]:
- shiboken-1.1.2.tar.bz2 [qt-project.org]
- pyside-qt4.8+1.1.2.tar.bz2 [qt-project.org]
- pyside-tools-0.2.14.tar.bz2 [qt-project.org]
Alternatively, you can get the latest source code from our git repository at Qt Project’s Gerrit code review tool [codereview.qt-project.org] or from the read-only mirrors at qt.gitorious.org [qt.gitorious.org]. See details in the Building Pyside page.
The old repositories from pre-Qt era can be found from qt.gitorious.org [qt.gitorious.org] with -archive added to the repository names.
To check if PySide in installed correctly just enter a python console and type:
- import PySide
If no error is returned, you have successfully installed PySide, and can start developing with Qt and Python.
You can also check the version of your PySide installation:
The result will be something like 1.1.0.