Bilbo2 can be installed on many Linux distributions but has been tested only on debian and ubuntu distributions with the following prerequisites:

  • python3.5
  • git >= 1.7.10 (needed by github)
  • pip and setuptools , necessary for launch python installation


Bilbo2 was tested on Linux/Debian distribution (Debian stretch release). It is running on python versions equal to or greater than 3.5.


Starting from a debian image loaded in a virtual machine, with root privileges or via sudo.

apt-get install git make curl python3 build-essential libxml2-dev libxslt-dev python3-dev python3-setuptools zlib1g-dev