Install Python (3.7 or later)
Install the package (check the wiki if the installation fails)
$ pip3 install locust
Validate your installation
$ locust -V locust 2.15.2.dev21 from /usr/local/lib/python3.10/site-packages/locust (python 3.10.6)
Done! Now you can create your first test
If you need the latest and greatest version of Locust and cannot wait for the next release, you can install a dev build like this:
$ pip3 install -U --pre locust
Pre-release builds are published every time a branch/PR is merged into master.
Install for development¶
If you want to modify Locust, or contribute to the project, see Developing Locust.