Installation guide

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  • It is compatible with: Python 2.7 - 3.6. & 64-bit version only (32-bit python is not supported)
  • Operating system: Linux. (MacOS & Windows very soon…)


First, make sure you have setuptools installed. Since MLBox package contains C++ source code, check that the following requirements are installed:

$ sudo apt-get install build-essential
$ pip install cmake


Install from pip

MLBox is now available on PyPI, so you only need to run the following command:

$ pip install mlbox

Install from the Github

  • The sources for MLBox can be downloaded from the Github repo.

    • You can either clone the public repository:
    $ git clone git://
    $ curl  -OL
  • Once you have a copy of the source, you can install it using :

    $ cd python-package/
    $ python install