Newbie problem with Python pandas
roy at panix.com
Sun Jan 6 18:32:29 CET 2013
In article <_dudnTfyxdvcLHTNnZ2dnUVZ_oCdnZ2d at giganews.com>,
RueTheDay <nospam at nospam.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 06 Jan 2013 11:45:34 -0500, Roy Smith wrote:
> > In article <_dudnTTyxduONXTNnZ2dnUVZ_oCdnZ2d at giganews.com>,
> > RueTheDay <nospam at nospam.com> wrote:
> >> On Sun, 06 Jan 2013 08:05:59 -0800, Miki Tebeka wrote:
> >> > On Sunday, January 6, 2013 5:57:17 AM UTC-8, RueTheDay wrote:
> >> >> I am getting the following error when running on Python 2.7 on
> >> >> Ubuntu 12.04:
> >> >> >>>>>>
> >> >> >>>>>>
> >> >> AttributeError: 'Series' object has no attribute 'str'
> >> > I would *guess* that you have an older version of pandas on your
> >> > Linux machine.
> >> > Try "print(pd.__version__)" to see which version you have.
> >> >
> >> > Also, trying asking over at
> >> > https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!forum/pydata which is
> >> > more dedicated to pandas.
> >> Thank you! That was it. I had 0.7 installed (the latest in the Ubuntu
> >> repository). I downloaded and manually installed 0.10 and now it's
> >> working. Coincidentally, this also fixed a problem I was having with
> >> running a matplotlib plot function against a pandas Data Frame (worked
> >> with some chart types but not others).
> >> I'm starting to understand why people rely on easy_install and pip.
> >> Thanks again.
> > Yeah, Ubuntu is a bit of a mess when it comes to pandas and the things
> > it depends on. Apt gets you numpy 1.4.1, which is really old. Pandas
> > won't even install on top of it.
> > I've got pandas (and numpy, and scipy, and matplotlib) running on a
> > Ubuntu 12.04 box. I installed everything with pip. My problem at this
> > point, however, is I want to replicate that setup in EMR (Amazon's
> > Elastic Map-Reduce). In theory, I could just run "pip install numpy" in
> > my mrjob.conf bootstrap, but it's a really long install process,
> > building a lot of stuff from source. Not the kind of thing you want to
> > put in a bootstrap for an ephemeral instance.
> > Does anybody know where I can find a debian package for numpy 1.6?
> Go here:
> and add one their repositories to your sources.
> Then you can do use apt-get to install ALL the latest packages on your
> Ubuntu box - numpy, scipy, pandas, matplotlib, statsmodels, etc.
> I wish I found this a few days ago.
Cool, thanks! Really glad you're a few days ahead of me :-)
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