There exist the standalone package of PyLucid. This packages contains all sourcecode you need to run PyLucid.

The Standalone package is good for a quick, local test.

We prefere to create a virtualenv, if you have a shell account.

'virtual environment' vs. 'standalone package' compare:

virtual environment:

Virtualenv installation guides are here: install PyLucid in a virtual environment

  • pros:
    • you can install additional python packages in a clean way (also binary package, e.g. PIL)
    • creating is simple, with our boot script
    • prepared for multi site installation (multiple instance can use with one virtualenv)
    • site instance easy to create with a simple CLI script
    • easy to update
  • cons:
    • shell account needed
    • complicated directory/file structure than standalone package

standalone package:

Standalone installation guides are here: install PyLucid standalone package

  • pros:
    • quick start
    • no shell account needed
    • simple move files via FTP on Webspace
    • simple directory/file structure
  • cons:
    • prepared only for one site and not for multi site installation
    • not easy to update

To use the standalone package, read this: