[IPython-User] want to install w/o easy_install -- Help!

Thomas Kluyver takowl@gmail....
Thu Apr 19 15:35:44 CDT 2012


Hi Sam,

On 19 April 2012 21:23, Cable, Sam B Civ USAF AFMC AFRL/RVBXI
<Sam.Cable@kirtland.af.mil> wrote:
> Installing setuptools has proven to be difficult for a number of reasons I
> won’t go into.

If you're actually trying setuptools, it won't work, but you should be
able to install distribute, which is the replacement for setuptools:

http://pypi.python.org/pypi/distribute#installation-instructions

That should allow you to install IPython. Alternatively, depending on
which Linux distribution you're using, you may find ipython3 in the
repositories.

Thomas


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