[CentralOH] IPython Installation

Eric Floehr eric at intellovations.com
Wed Dec 12 16:46:03 CET 2012

IPython just received a $1.15 million dollar grant from the Alfred P. Sloan
Foundation [1], so if you think it does amazing things today (it does), the
future looks very bright indeed!

Anyone who saw Brandon's talk at the last COhPy meeting can attest to the
power of the IPython console and IPython Notebook.

[1] http://mail.scipy.org/pipermail/ipython-dev/2012-December/010799.html


On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 7:53 PM, <jep200404 at columbus.rr.com> wrote:

> Several local folks have already been using IPython, or have
> started using IPython and pandas recently because of the newly
> published "Python for Data Analysis"[1]. At least one person
> had difficulty installing pandas and/or ipython with pip
> in a virtualenv under Centos 6.3, so here's a recipe for such.
> Some of the following system packages might not be necessary.
> Also, more system packages might be required that are not listed below.
> Please post corrections.
> sudo yum install python-devel
> sudo yum install gcc-c++
> sudo yum install freetype
> sudo yum install freetype-devel
> sudo yum install libpng-devel
> virtualenv env
> source env/bin/activate
> pip install numpy
> pip install matplotlib
> pip install pandas
> pip install ipython
> [1] Python for Data Analysis
>     Wes McKinney
>     O'Reilly
>     978-1-449-31979-3
>     Jason Conaway might be particularly interested in Chapter 11.
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