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Up to date opensesame on debian stretch?

Hi, when I try to install using sudo apt-get install opensesame, I get version 0.27.4-2.1. However, I need to work with a .osexp file, and this version cannot do that. Wondering is it possible to get a newer version of opensesame on my OS? I cannot find a way.


  • Hi,

    You can get the latest version of OpenSesame through pip:

    pip install python-opensesame

    This is slightly inconvenient, in that it will not install a desktop entry. So you have to manually find where the main script is installed (probably in ~/.local/bin) and execute it.

    Unfortunately, it's unlikely that the version in the debian repository will be updated. It was just too much of a hassle to deal with this.


    There's much bigger issues in the world, I know. But I first have to take care of the world I know.

  • Great, thanks, I will give that a go!

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