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Local Installation of LEAN question

Hi - very new to coding (python) and algo trading. Is it possible for me to download and install LEAN locally?  Can I still access the data that I would have access to online or do I need to supply my own?  I have downloaded the zip file from GitHub but not sure where to go from there.

I'm basically looking for a way of being able to work on algos without internet connection + debug and test easily in something like Juypter.

Thanks, Andrew

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Hi Andrew Taylor ,

It is possible to download and install Lean locally. Please follow the installation instructions in the open-source project.

You need to supply the data in a local setup since we only supply a small set of data for development.

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