Getting StartedΒΆ

Installation:

  • pip3 install pycairo

Installing Pycairo requires pkg-config and cairo including its headers. Here are some examples on how to install those for some platforms:

  • Ubuntu/Debian: sudo apt install libcairo2-dev pkg-config python3-dev

  • macOS/Homebrew: brew install cairo pkg-config

  • Arch Linux: sudo pacman -S cairo pkgconf

  • Fedora: sudo dnf install cairo-devel pkg-config python3-devel

  • openSUSE: sudo zypper install cairo-devel pkg-config python3-devel

To verify that the installation works run the following Python code:

import cairo