cbfheader modifies header entries of CBF files collected with Dectris detectors. It can be used as command line interfaces program but also features a graphical user interface based on the tk toolkit


Python 3.7 or later. The program also makes use of:

  • numpy
  • tk

Ubuntu and Debian Like linux distributions:#

To use cbfheader on Ubuntu (a linux distribution based on Debian) the needed python modules can be installed either through the Synaptic Package Manager (found in System -> Administration) or using apt-get on from the command line in a terminal. The extra ubuntu packages needed are:

  • python3-tk
  • python3-numpy

using apt-get these can be installed as:

sudo apt-get install python3-tk python3-numpy