[IPython-User] windows installer problem

MinRK benjaminrk@gmail....
Mon Sep 23 11:47:17 CDT 2013


The IPython .exe installer depends on setuptools.


On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 9:40 AM, Kenneth Odom <kennethodom21@gmail.com>wrote:

> I had some of the same issues, but have had great success using binaries
> from the following source:
>
> http://www.lfd.uci.edu/~gohlke/pythonlibs/
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> Sent from my iPad
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> On Sep 23, 2013, at 8:41 AM, Ryan Krauss <ryanlists@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I have a student who is using IPython for a project.  He needs to use some
> packages that aren't supported in Canopy Free and he has had some problems
> with Anaconda.  So, I suggested he try downloading and installing the
> packages himself.  He is running Windows; I am pretty sure it is Windows 7.
>  I wanted to do a test for him, so I booted my laptop into Windows and
> uninstalled everything.  I then installed Python 2.7.5 from the msi along
> with the following packages:
>
>  numpy-1.7.1-win32-superpack-python2.7.exe
> matplotlib-1.3.0.win32-py2.7.exe
> scipy-0.12.0-win32-superpack-python2.7.exe
>
> and then I installed  ipython-1.1.0.py2-win32.exe, which I downloaded from
> github.
>
> The installer doesn't add anything to my windows start menu (I am running
> Windows 7).  There is not even an ipython folder in the start menu.
>
> If I navigate to C:\Python27\Scripts and try to run ipython.exe, I get the
> following traceback:
>
> C:\Python27\Scripts>ipython.exe
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "C:\Python27\Scripts\ipython-script.py", line 5, in <module>
>     from pkg_resources import load_entry_point
> ImportError: No module named pkg_resources
>
> Is there a way to get IPython to work in windows without Canopy or
> Anaconda?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Ryan
>
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