note:lipyd is developed and tested in Python 3.7. Although it is written a Python 2.7 compatible way, no thorough testing has been done. We recommend to use Python 3.7+ whenever it’s possible. Please file issues if you are experiencing problems in Python 2.7.


In any modern Linux distribution installation by pip should be straightforward.

pip install git+

Or download the tarball:

curl -L -o
pip install

Mac OS X

Should simply work by pip. You might need to install pycurl. Always be aware which distributions do you have on your computer and which one are you installing to.


You need to install pycurl from this unofficial repository:

For example, for x86_64 architecture and Python 3.7 do this:

pip install

Then install by pip as usual.