[Matplotlib-users] backend for matplotlib on NAS Lou

Nathan Goldbaum nathan12343 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 4 10:22:29 EST 2018

I would also unload all modules you have loaded, if Lou has a module system
installed. In the past I’ve found that the module system used on HPC
systems can defeat the rpath trickery that conda uses to associate an
extension module with a python package.

On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 9:12 AM Jerzy Karczmarczuk <
jerzy.karczmarczuk at unicaen.fr> wrote:

> Jonathan Slavin explains :
> > since it's a NASA system I cannot load it up with a lot of software,
> > though I did install the anaconda distribution as I mentioned. The
> > issue is that the anaconda system does not include the toolkits needed
> > to use the backends that display plots in a separate window.  These
> > include pygtk, PyQt5, wxpython, etc. and need to be installed for
> > plotting via pyplot.show()
> Please, tell what is your platform, under which system. Which Python
> version.
> You seem not believing me that you may have conflicts between various QT
> instances. Perhaps...  Verify *all* the occurrences of your libraries
> susceptible of being used by the mpl backend variants. Use 'which',
> 'where', 'locate', etc., all that goes on your system.
> First of all, you must ensure and be certain that you launch what you
> think you do, and not some "parasites".
> BTW. I didn't use "show()" for a long time, plt.plot(...) plots, and
> that's it.
> All the best
> Jerzy
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