[Numpy-discussion] how to uninstall numpy

John Mark Agosta jmagosta@us.toyota-itc....
Tue Aug 7 09:48:04 CDT 2012


Here's a good article on the vagaries of python paths when installing a new python.  Thus you can check exactly how python finds its modules, to assure the new install is working properly:

https://www.usenix.org/publications/login/august-2012-volume-37-number-4/import

John Mark Agosta
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On Aug 6, 2012, at 2:07 PM, Alex Clark wrote:

> On 8/6/12 5:48 AM, Scott Sinclair wrote:
>> On 6 August 2012 11:04, Petro <x.piter@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> This is a general python question but I will ask it here. To
>>> install a new numpy on Debian testing I remove installed version with
>>> "aptitude purge python-numpy" download numpy source code and install
>>> numpy with "sudo python setup.py install".  If I want to remove the installed
>>> numpy how do I proceed?
>> 
>> Assuming your system Python is 2.7, your numpy should have been
>> installed in /usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ (or
>> /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/ as on Ubuntu?)
>> 
>> So something along these lines:
>> 
>> $ sudo rm -rf /usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/numpy/
>> $ sudo rm -rf /usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/numpy-*.egg*
>> $ sudo rm -rf /usr/local/bin/f2py
> 
> 
> Or if you have pip installed (easy_install pip) you can:
> 
> $ pip uninstall numpy
> 
> (it will uninstall things it hasn't installed, which I think should 
> include the console_script f2py?)
> 
> 
> Alex
> 
> 
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> Scott
>> 
> 
> 
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