Installation instructions

autosuspend is designed for Python 3 and does not work with Python 2.


Additionally, the some checks need the following dependencies to function properly:

Please refer to Available checks for further details on these checks in which check requires which optional dependency.

Binary packages

There is currently an Archlinux AUR package for autosuspend. In case you want to generate a package for a different Linux distribution, I’d be glad to hear about that.

From-source installation

autosuspend provides a usual file for installation using common setuptools methods. Briefly, the following steps are necessary to install autosuspend:

git clone
cd autosuspend
python3 install # with desired options

To build the documentation, the following command can be used:

python3 build_sphinx