You can install dask-jobqueue with pip, conda, or by installing from source.


Pip can be used to install both dask-jobqueue and its dependencies (e.g. dask, distributed, NumPy, Pandas, etc., that are necessary for different workloads).:

pip install "dask_jobqueue"    # Install everything from last released version


To install the latest version of dask-jobqueue from the conda-forge repository using conda:

conda install dask-jobqueue -c conda-forge

Install from Source

To install dask-jobqueue from source, clone the repository from github:

git clone
cd dask-jobqueue
python install

or use pip locally if you want to install all dependencies as well:

pip install -e .

You can also install directly from git master branch:

pip install git+


Test dask-jobqueue with py.test:

git clone
cd dask-jobqueue
py.test dask_jobqueue