It’s very likely that you might want to use rse in a headless environment where you don’t have the ability to install a ton of custom dependencies. This is the ideal use case for containers! We will walk through the basic build and usage for the automated Docker build here, and then how to pull the container down to Singularity for cluster usage.


If you want to build the container on your own, you can do that as follows:

$ git clone
cd rse
$ docker build -t .

Note that you can also just pull the container - there is an automated build for it at at

$ docker pull