Commit 47388475 authored by Vasilis Tsiligiannis's avatar Vasilis Tsiligiannis
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docs: Add instructions on how to install in a virtualenv

Signed-off-by: Vasilis Tsiligiannis's avatarVasilis Tsiligiannis <>
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To install the required dependencies in Debian run::
$ apt-get install python3-apt lsb-release
It is recommended to install SatNOGS Config in a virtualenv.
The virtualenv needs to have access to system Python bindings.
To create the virtualenv, you can use ``virtualenvwrapper``.
On the first time, create the virtualenv by running::
$ mkvirtualenv --system-site-packages -a . satnogs-config
To activate the virtualenv after it is created run::
$ workon satnogs-config
To install SatNOGS Config for development run in the project root directory::
$ pip install -e .
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Configuration of ``satnogsconfig/`` can be overridden by setting the respective environment variables or an ``.env`` file placed on the project root directory.
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