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:
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