Install Python 3.6 or later, if you dont already have it.

Install Locust:

$ pip3 install locust

Validate your installation. If this doesnt work, check the wiki for some possible solutions.

$ locust -V
locust 2.5.1

Great! Now we’re ready to create our first test: Getting started

Dev builds

If you need the latest and greatest version of Locust and cannot wait for the next proper release, you can install a dev build like this:

$ pip3 install -U --pre locust

Dev builds are published every time a branch is merged into master.

Install for development

If you want to modify Locust or contribute to the project, see Developing Locust.