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  • Last Updated : 09 Jun, 2022

GD is a python library. It provides various features and an async-ready API wrapper for the geometry dash. It is easy to use. It is used to implement the geometry dash API and is also very handy to work with object-oriented design. 

Installing GD module on Linux

Method 1: Using pip to install GD Package

Follow the below steps to install the GD package on Linux using pip:

Step 1: Install the latest version of Python3 in the Linux system.

Step 2: Check if pip3 and python3 are correctly installed or not in your system with the help of the following command:

python3 --version
pip3 --version

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Step 3: Upgrade your pip to avoid errors during the installation process.

pip3 install --upgrade pip

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Step 4: Enter the following command to install GD using pip3.

pip3 install gd.py

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Method 2: Using setup.py to install GD package

Follow the below steps to install the GD package on Linux using the setup.py file:

Step 1: Download the latest source package of GD for python3 from here.

curl https://files.pythonhosted.org/packages/2b/31/34455ef4925b10bd75171127f4d467dec8894a89813620903613f19ed6c1/gd.py-0.11.0.tar.gz > gd.tar.gz

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Step 2: Extract the downloaded gd package using the following command:

tar -xzvf gd.tar.gz

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Step 3: Go inside the gd folder and Enter the following command to install the package.

cd gd.py-0.11.0

python3 setup.py install

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Verifying GD installation on Linux

Make the following import in your python terminal to verify if the installation has been done properly:

import gd

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If there is any error while importing the module then is not installed properly.

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