How to install Artichoke

You can install artichoke both from an official release trough setuptools or by fetching the development version from the repositories

Installing stable version with setuptools

Artichoke releases require Python and setuptools to be installed


Artichoke works with any version of python between 2.5 and 2.7. The most widely deployed version of python at the moment of this writing is version 2.5.


$ wget | sudo python

You may also use your system’s package for setuptools.


$ sudo easy_install artichoke

This should install the last stable release of artichoke and download all the required dependencies including Genshi, Paste and WebOb.

Upgrading Artichoke

$ sudo easy_install -U artichoke