Gertty is packaged in Debian and is currently available in:
You can install it with:
apt-get install gertty
Gertty is packaged starting in Fedora 21. You can install it with:
yum install python-gertty
Gertty is packaged for openSUSE 13.1 onwards. You can install it via 1-click install from the Open Build Service.
Gertty packages are available in the Arch User Repository packages. You can get the package from:
When installing from source, it is recommended (but not required) to install Gertty in a virtualenv. To set one up:
virtualenv gertty-env source gertty-env/bin/activate
To install the latest version from the cheeseshop:
pip install gertty
To install from a git checkout:
pip install .