Tobiko Installation Guide

Document Overview

This document describes how to install Tobiko inside a Python Virtualenv.

Install Tobiko Using Virtualenv

Make sure Gcc, Git and base Python packages are installed on your system.

For instance on RHEL Linux 7.6 or CentOS 7 you could type:

sudo yum install -y gcc git python python-devel wget

For instance on RHEL Linux 8 or CentOS 8 you could type:

sudo dnf install -y gcc git python3 python3-devel wget
sudo alternatives --set python /usr/bin/python3

Make sure pip is installed and up-to date:

sudo python
PIP=$(which pip)

Make sure setuptools, virtualenv and wheel are installed and up to date:

sudo $PIP install --upgrade setuptools virtualenv wheel

Get Tobiko source code using Git and enter into Tobiko soruce folder:

git clone
cd tobiko

To install Tobiko and its dependencies is safer to create a clean Virtualenv where to install it. Create a Virtualenv and activate it:

virtualenv .tobiko-env
source .tobiko-env/bin/activate

Install Tobiko and its requirements:

pip install \
    -c \

What’s Next

To know how to configure Tobiko please read Tobiko Configuration Guide.