[Numpy-discussion] numpy installation in ubuntu

Peter numpy-discussion@maubp.freeserve.co...
Mon Oct 18 06:06:03 CDT 2010


On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 11:55 AM, Alex Ter-Sarkissov
<sigma.z.1980@gmail.com> wrote:
> hi everyone, i'm very new to ubuntu, now trying to install numpy and
> wxpython.

Did you consider installing the Ubuntu provided packages, e.g. via apt-get
or the Synaptic Package manager? That is *much* easier - but you
won't get the very latest versions.

> Having unpacked numpy and running the standard commnad in idle

Could you clarify what you did? You don't just unpack the archive and use
it as it - there is C code that must be compiled etc.

Peter


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