You can download OpenXCAP in the following ways:

Debian Packages

Linux installation instructions are available here. The package name is openxcap.

After that, run:

sudo apt-get update

Install OpenXCAP:

sudo apt-get install openxcap

Install xcap-client library:

sudo apt-get install python-xcaplib

Installing from source


The software has been developed and tested on Linux Debian unstable distribution.

The software has the following dependencies:

Tar Archieve

The software is available as a tar archive at:

Extract it using tar xzvf openxcap-version.tar.gz and change directory to the newly created openxcap directory.

The source code is also managed using darcs version control tool. The darcs repository can be fetched with:

darcs get

Other packages like python-xcaplib can be obtained in the same way.

To obtain the incremental changes after the initial get:

cd openxcap
darcs pull -a

After fetching install the software:

cd openxcap
sudo python install