How to Install Gekko in Python on MacOS?
In this article, we will learn how to install Gekko in Python on MacOS. GEKKO is a python package for machine learning and optimization, specializing in dynamic optimization of differential-algebraic equations (DAE) systems.
Method 1: Using pip to install Gekko Package
Follow the below steps to install the Gekko package on macOS using pip:
Step 1: Install the latest Python3 in MacOS
Step 2: Check if pip3 and python3 are correctly installed.
python3 --version pip3 --version
Step 3: Upgrade your pip to avoid errors during installation.
pip3 install --upgrade pip
Step 4: Enter the following command to install Gekko using pip3.
pip3 install gekko
Method 2: Using setup.py to install Gekko
Follow the below steps to install the Gekko package on macOS using the setup.py file:
Step 1: Download the latest source package of Gekko for python3 from here.
curl https://files.pythonhosted.org/packages/5e/cd/9d276cf6e905b9d03ca1fb51a27db7f79779703ccf582b88dd54b4a9d4b5/gekko-1.0.1.tar.gz > gekko.tar.gz
Step 2: Extract the downloaded package using the following command.
tar -xzvf gekko.tar.gz
Step 3: Go inside the folder and Enter the following command to install the package.
Note: You must have developer tools for XCode MacOS installed in your system
cd gekko-1.0.1 python3 setup.py install
Verifying Gekko installation on macOS:
Make the following import in your python terminal to verify if the installation has been done properly:
If there is any error while importing the module then is not installed properly.