DroneKit-Python can be installed on a Linux, Mac OSX, or Windows computer that has Python 2.7 and can install Python packages from the Internet.
It is installed from pip on all platforms:
pip install dronekit
Mac and Linux require you prefix the command with
sudo pip install dronekit
On Linux you may need to first install pip and python-dev:
sudo apt-get install python-pip python-dev
Alternatively, the easy_install tool provides another way to install pip:
sudo easy_install pip
Companion Computers are likely to run on stripped down versions of Linux. Ensure you use a variant that supports Python 2.7 and can install Python packages from the Internet.
Windows does not come with Python by default, but there are many distributions available. We have tested against:
Python 3 is not supported.