Circus is a Python package which is published on PyPI - the Python Package Index.
The simplest way to install it is to use pip, a tool for installing and managing Python packages:
$ pip install circus
Or download the archive on PyPI, extract and install it manually with:
$ python setup.py install
If you want to try out Circus, see the Step-by-step tutorial.
If you are using debian or any debian based distribution, you also can use the ppa to install circus, it’s at https://launchpad.net/~roman-imankulov/+archive/circus
We provide a zc.buildout configuration, you can use it by simply running the bootstrap script, then calling buildout:
$ python bootstrap.py $ bin/buildout
Circus works with:
Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.2 or 3.3
When you install circus, the latest versions of the Python dependencies will be pulled out for you.
You can also install them manually using the pip-requirements.txt file we provide:
$ pip install -r pip-requirements.txt
If you want to run the Web console you will need to install circus-web:
$ pip install circus-web