On Unix platforms

You need to have CMake installed


If not installed, for Ubuntu and debian-based systems:

sudo apt-get install cmake

And for Mac OS user, you can use brew:

brew update
brew install cmake

The following dependencies are required to install simcoon:

  • Boost (at least 1.63), including Boost Python
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Download simcoon from Github :

Copy the files in a folder. Using a terminal, nagitate to such folder and run the installation script:


A build folder will be automatically created. At some point you can decide wether you will install or not the Simcoon library (by default in usr/local/) You can set up, in the CMakeLists.txt file, the location where the library be installed. Once the installation is done, the executables can be found in the build/bin folder