How To Install Stable Diffusion Locally

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Installing Stable Diffusion Locally

Stable Diffusion is a powerful tool for managing and distributing code changes in a development team. In this article, I will guide you through the process of installing Stable Diffusion locally on your machine. I have personally found Stable Diffusion to be a valuable asset in my development workflow, and I hope you will find it just as useful.

Step 1: System Requirements

Before we begin, let’s make sure your system meets the requirements for installing Stable Diffusion:

  • Operating System: Stable Diffusion supports Windows, macOS, and Linux.
  • Python: Make sure you have Python 3.x installed on your machine.
  • Git: Stable Diffusion relies on Git for version control, so make sure you have Git installed and configured.

Step 2: Installing Stable Diffusion

Now that we have met the system requirements, let’s proceed with the installation:

  1. Open your terminal or command prompt.
  2. Clone the stable diffusion repository from GitHub by running the following command:

git clone

This will create a local copy of the Stable Diffusion repository on your machine.

  1. Navigate to the directory where the repository was cloned:

cd stable-diffusion

  1. Run the installation script to set up Stable Diffusion:

python install

This will install Stable Diffusion and its dependencies on your machine.

Step 3: Configuring Stable Diffusion

Now that stable diffusion is installed, we need to configure it before we can start using it:

  1. Generate a configuration file by running the following command:

stable-diffusion config generate

This will create a default configuration file named config.yaml in the current directory.

  1. Edit the configuration file to match your preferences and requirements. You can use a text editor of your choice to modify the config.yaml file.

Make sure to specify the appropriate Git remote URL and branch for your project.

Step 4: Starting Stable Diffusion

With Stable Diffusion configured, we are ready to start using it:

  1. In your terminal or command prompt, navigate to the directory where you want to track code changes with Stable Diffusion.
  2. Run the following command to initialize Stable Diffusion in the current directory:

stable-diffusion init

This will initialize Stable Diffusion and create a .stable-diffusion directory in the current directory.

  1. Start tracking code changes by running the following command:

stable-diffusion start

Stable Diffusion will now start monitoring your code changes and creating diffs.


Congratulations! You have successfully installed Stable Diffusion locally on your machine. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can now take advantage of Stable Diffusion’s powerful code change management capabilities.

Remember to refer to the Stable Diffusion documentation for more information on how to use its features effectively. Happy coding!