I'm trying to install an addon called Panorama-Tracker, here's the link to it: https://github.com/dfelinto/Panorama-Tracker
The author mentioned that commands should be pasted in a terminal before installing the addon, I copied the commands, run Text Editor in Blender, pasted the commands and hit Run Script, I got an error of check Console, checking the console I saw nothing. I'm sure I'm doing it the wrong way, is there a possibility someone can show me how to do it right?

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  • $\begingroup$ That is the text editor (lhs of image). You want to open a terminal of your operating system . Which OS are you on? This is the console to check for errors too, ie the system console blender.stackexchange.com/questions/6173/… not the python console (on rhs of image) $\endgroup$
    – batFINGER
    Commented Jun 4, 2016 at 16:34
  • $\begingroup$ no need to use git to clone the repo , You can simply download those 6 .py files with your browser , zip them and install that zip as an addon. $\endgroup$
    – user2816
    Commented Jun 4, 2016 at 16:40
  • $\begingroup$ I'm using Windows 7, I just tried Window > toggle system console, I have the command prompt open, then what, I'm sorry but my level in programming and coding is 1/100 $\endgroup$
    – Georges D
    Commented Jun 4, 2016 at 16:42
  • $\begingroup$ I just tried that, I'm getting (failed to get addon path) error. @root $\endgroup$
    – Georges D
    Commented Jun 4, 2016 at 16:48
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    $\begingroup$ @Georges , I tried and it works for me, i downloaded the files in a folder , and zipped the folder , not the files. like this $\endgroup$
    – user2816
    Commented Jun 4, 2016 at 16:57

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Blender expects addons to be a zipped directory of python scripts.
if somehow installing an addon gives the error failed to get addon path , investigate the addon and make sure it has the following structure.


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