## Linux and Mac

Linux and Mac users may use the source code (62 KB, last update 2023.02.27) to run PyQRS.

1. After downloading and unzipping the source code in a folder, open a terminal and navigate to this folder.
2. Install the necessary dependencies; e.g. Ubuntu users may issue the following command:
sudo apt install python3-pip xclip xsel
3. Install the necessary python modules:
python3 -m pip install --upgrade pip kivy[base] kivy_garden.graph
4. Run PyQRS:
python3 pyqrs.py

Binaries are available for the Android and the Windows platform.

## Android binaries

Versions of PyQRS are available for the following four processor architectures:

ARM-based x86-based
64 bits

PyQRS-4.2-Android-arm64-v8a.zip
14.9 MB
last update 2023.02.28
PyQRS-4.2-Android-x86_64.zip
also referred to as x64 and AMD64 instruction set
15.7 MB, last update 2023.02.28
32 bits

PyQRS-4.2-Android-armeabi-v7a.zip
for usually older ARM-devices
13.9 MB, last update 2023.02.28
PyQRS-4.2-Android-x86.zip
15.7 MB
last update 2023.02.28

If you have a 64 bits ARM device, you can also run the 32 bits ARM version on it.
If you are having difficulties to determine which zip file you need, you can (temporarily) install an app that shows you the architecture. Inware is such an app. If you install it and go to the 'System' tab, you find the answer under 'Instruction Sets'.

Then

4. Then click/tap on the filename with extension .apk which was contained in the zip file; you will be asked whether you want to install the package.