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How to Install Gekko In Python on Windows?

  • Last Updated : 26 Oct, 2021

In this article, we will learn how to install Gekko in Python on Windows .

GEKKO is a Python package for machine learning and optimization of mixed-integer and differential-algebraic equations. It is coupled with large-scale solvers for linear, quadratic, nonlinear, and mixed-integer programming (LP, QP, NLP, MILP, MINLP). Modes of operation include parameter regression, data reconciliation, real-time optimization, dynamic simulation, and nonlinear predictive control. GEKKO is an object-oriented Python library to facilitate local execution of APMonitor.

Installing Gekko on Windows :

Method 1: Using pip to install Gekko Package

Follow the below steps to install the Gekko package on Windows using pip:

Step 1: Install the latest Python3 in Windows 

Step 2: Check if pip and python are correctly installed.



python --version
pip --version

checking python and pip version in Windows

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

pip install --upgrade pip

upgrading pip in Windows

Step 4: Enter the following command to install Gekko using pip.

pip install gekko 

installing Gekko package on Windows using pip

Method 2: Using setup.py to install Gekko 

Follow the below steps to install the Gekko on Windows 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-1.0.1.tar.gz

downloading the source package for Gekko in Windows



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

tar -xzvf gekko-1.0.1.tar.gz

extracting the gekko-1.0.1.tar.gz file in Windows

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

cd gekko-1.0.1
python setup.py install

installing Gekko on Windows using the setup.py file

Verifying Gekko installation on Windows :

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

import gekko 

Verifying Gekko installation on Windows

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

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